“Look before you book” is the message going out to residents in South Holland who are planning a special Christmas meal with work colleagues, friends or family.
South Holland District Council is trying to help people avoid disappointments by promoting the Food Standards Agency hygiene ratings.
The website highlights what germs spread by bad hygiene practices might lurk behind the tinsel and trimmings.
Visit the Food Standards Agency website at www.food.gov.uk/ratings
l Businesses in South Holland can boost their Food Hygiene Ratings by taking part in special training workshops run by SHDC. The sessions are being held at the council offices in Priory Road, Spalding, on an ad-hoc basis to suit businesses. Run for a minimum of four people , they cost £25 each.