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If you are facing investigation by the Food Standards Agency, then it is essential that you receive specialist legal advice, before responding to the Food Standards Agency.

The Food Standards Agency work alongside Local Authorities, who have the power to inspect premises run by food business operators. 

A conviction for offences of food safety and food hygiene can lead to substantial fines which can be unlimited or even custodial sentences up to 2 years in length. As a result early advice from a specialist solicitor from the outset can make a huge difference to the outcome. 

Our specialist team cover a broad range of cases including;

  • Food Hygiene
  • Food Safety
  • Investigations by Environmental Health/ Trading Standards
  • Food Fraud
  • Food labelling 
  • Hygiene Emergency Prohibition Notices/Orders
  • Appeals against food hygiene ratings
  • Pest infestations 
  • PACE interviews/ Interviews under Caution 

A conviction for any offence can have lasting and fatal consequences to any reputation/ business. 

At Poole Alcock we can assist you in defending allegations that have been made against you, regardless of which stage of the investigation your case is at.    

Poole Alcock offer competitive rates for representation and advice. Contact us for further information. 

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