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We offer business advice to Leicestershire businesses on all the legislation we enforce, including weights and measures, food, safety and consumer protection. Most of our advice is free, but some is chargeable, see our business advice policy.
Before you contact us, see if you can find what you're looking for below:
- Product safety
- Food businesses
- Animal feed
- Animal health and welfare
- Weights and measures
- Age restricted sales
- Counterfeit goods
- Trading fairly
New food businesses may also find the Food Standards Agency's Starting a food business guidance useful.
The feed provided to farmed animals is strictly controlled, it must be safe for animals to eat and not affect the meat, milk, eggs and other foods that our farmers produce.
Animal Health Officers carry out routine inspections at all sorts of feed businesses - manufacturers, transporters, retailers and farmers - to check these standards are being met.
Useful information about the health and welfare of farmed animals (cows, sheep, pigs, deer, goats, poultry etc.)
For concerns regarding other species such as cats, dogs or horses, please contact the RSPCA
You can also find information about horses at World Horse Welfare
If you have concerns about dog breeding, please contact your local district council.
For support and comprehensive advice on starting, funding or growing your business in Leicestershire, visit the Leicester and Leicestershire Local Enterprise Partnership (LLEP) Business Gateway
See the HSE website for information about workplace safety.