Guidance for food businesses on COVID-19

Advice to Charities & Community Members Preparing and / or Delivering Food to People During Stay At Home Period for Coronavirus (COVID-19

It’s good to see the community supporting each other especially in relation to the provision of food.

The Commercial Services Team would like to remind any community or other group preparing and delivering food for others that they need to do it safely. National guidance has been issued to help…

Carolyn Flintoff
Environmental Health Officer(Food & Safety)
Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead
Environmental Health
Tinkers Lane

Guidance for food businesses on coronavirus (COVID-19)

What you need to know about coronavirus and food, please see useful links below on the latest information for businesses or charities offering a delivery or take away service.

If you need any further advice please contact our environmental health using their online form.

Guidance for food businesses.

Maintaining social distancing in specific food business settings.

Care must be taken in respect of people suffering from a food allergy, especially if you are delivering to persons not generally known to you. All meals should have information about the allergens within. Allergen advice including the list of 14 can be seen at: Allergy and intolerance.


Some voluntary organisations providing food for the community are required to be registered as a ‘food business’ even if no charge is being made for the food provided.

Organisations in the Royal Borough can be registered (if required).

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