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Warships: Hygiene

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 106713, tabled on 9 October 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what steps he is taking to ensure that hygiene standards are maintained in navy ship galleys.

Answered on

16 October 2017

To ensure the operational effectiveness of their Units, the Royal Navy takes food hygiene extremely seriously. Galleys are subjected to routine cleans, followed by formal inspections by individual chefs and Logistics and Executive personnel, in addition to Operational Sea Training and Flotilla inspections.