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Report it

Food poisoning

Environmental Health Officers investigate reports of illness and outbreaks of infectious disease, concerns about hygiene standards in Middlesbrough food businesses, and complaints about food purchased in Middlesbrough.


To report a concern about any of the above issues, please use Report It.

Button linking to the online report form

Learn more about food poisoning.

Using Report It

  • Choose the business you'd like to make a report about, either by locating it on the map or typing in the postcode (you can use Google to look up the address if you don't know it)
  • Please note, you aren't able to 'Filter type of issue' as for confidentiality reasons, we don't show the locations of food and consumer protection reports
  • Once you've found the business, click 'Next'
  • Choose 'Food & Consumer Protection' for 'Type of issue'
  • Choose all those which apply from the following options:
    • concern about a food business in Middlesbrough - for example, if you have evidence that the business is unhygienic
    • concern about food purchased in Middlesbrough
    • suspected food poisoning or other illness
  • Give details of your complaint, and attach any photos you have as evidence
  • Confirm the details of the business which you selected on the previous page
  • Click 'Next'
  • Type in or confirm your personal details, or choose to make an anonymous report
  • Click 'Submit'

Alternatively, you can call 01642 726001.