Food Equipment Requirements

Equipment in your buildings is subject to standards to ensure it is fit for purpose

The regulations apply to equipment used throughout the food industry, not just in large food businesses. General cooking equipment, shop equipment, butchery equipment, catering equipment, restaurant equipment, brewing equipment and refrigeration equipment are all covered.


These standards may apply to equipment.The pack includes guidance on choosing equipment that meets appropriate standards for use in the preparation, manufacture or sale of food. The standards ensure equipment safety, suitability and ease of cleaning.

Microwave ovens used frequently warrant special mention.

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