If you notice any structural damage to buildings due to the high winds from the wintry weather, then call us on 0303 123 1702. If there is a danger to life call 999. Damage to power cables should be reported to Electricity North West by calling 105. Keep up to date with the latest weather situation via the Met Office, and any flooding issues via the Environment Agency.
Food hygiene complaints and food poisoning
We will carry out an inspection if we receive a complaint about a food business which is alleged to not be complying with the food hygiene regulations.
We will also help carry out investigations into possible food poisoning.
Food hygiene complaint reports
If you think a food business is not handling food safely, then use the online general enquiry form below or contact our food safety team by telephone. All complaints are treated confidentially.
Food poisoning is a foodborne disease such as Salmonella and is usually caused by consuming food or drink contaminated with bacteria or their toxins. Symptoms may include stomach ache, diarrhoea, vomiting, nausea and sometimes a raised temperature.
If you think you have suffered from food poisoning, then in the first instance contact your GP or other medical practitioner. They may request a stool sample from you.
You can report a possible food poisoning to our food safety team. Please include details of the premises, the food eaten, when it was eaten and symptoms experienced. You can also speak to one of our food hygiene team.