Recipe 4 Health Award Scheme

What is it?

Recipe 4 Health is Blackburn with Darwen Council’s Environmental Health team working in partnership with Public Health and the healthy living team.

They are working with food businesses to try and improve the amount of healthier choices on the menu. These food businesses include cafes, restaurants, pubs, sandwich shops, takeaways, work/prison canteens, conference centres and children’s nurseries, schools and elderly care homes.

Officers are working with businesses to help and advise about healthy options, offering free menu analysis and advice on allergies labelling, whilst helping them to add healthier dishes to their menus, reducing harmful fat content, salt and sugars.

Who is it for?

The award is free to businesses and available on three levels – Bronze, Silver and Gold – linked to the Government’s Food Hygiene Rating Scheme, The aim is not to force people to eat healthier options, but to make it easier to find healthy options when eating out for those who want them.

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Any businesses wanting to gain the award should contact the Public Protection Service on (01254) 267688 or email: