Advice to Food Businesses and Community Groups

There is currently no evidence that food is a source of coronavirus (Covid-19) and it is very unlikely that it can be transmitted through the consumption of food.  The main transmission route of the virus is assumed to be direct human to human contact.

Advice can be found on the Food Standards Scotland Website (Opens in a new window or downloads a file).

The latest Food Standards Scotland guidance for food business operators and their employees is at :
COVID-19 Guidance for Food Business Operators and Their Employees (Opens in a new window or downloads a file) 

Health Protection Scotland have issued information and guidance for non-healthcare settings, which would include all food premises:
Information and Guidance for Non-Healthcare Settings (Opens in a new window or downloads a file)

Advice for all those handling food

If you have any queries, please contact us on
Tel:  01851 822 694
e-mail:  eh@cne-siar.gov.uk