Advice and Information


Essential Maintenance

Due to essential maintenance of Dudley Council's payments system, payments made online and via Callpay (Automated Telephone Payments), are likely to be disrupted between 11:00 and 15:00 hours on Sunday 12th July.  We apologise for any inconvenience.
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Food Safety

There are over 2200 food businesses supplying food to the people of Dudley. The Council's dedicated team of Environmental Health Officers work to ensure that all food is safe to eat.

Food hygiene rating scheme

Eating out? Getting food in? Check the food hygiene rating.

Food complaints

Make a complaint about food that you have purchased, or about standards at a restaurant or takeaway.

Food poisoning

Food poisoning and food-borne illness are often caught from contaminated food caused by poor hygiene.

Food recalls

The Food Standards Agency notifies local authorities of issues with food through a national food alert system.

Dudley food for health

The award is for businesses offering healthy food choices to customers.