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Dr David Jukes, The University of Reading, UK

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Page last updated: 23 September, 2020

Documents: 2019-20

Providing access to selected documents relevant to food law issues - both its development and implementation. To access the document, click on the image. Documents are classified by subject and with an indication of its national (UK), regional (EU) or international (INT e.g. Codex) relevance. Where the link is to a different website, the link may not be available. For a listing of some earlier documents available on this site, see: Documents 2017 - 2018

Topic headings on this page:

LABELLING

Council Paper 10846/20: Front of Pack Nutrition Labeling ‒ Information from the Italian and the Czech delegations, on behalf of the Cyprus, Czech, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Latvian and Romanian delegations.

The paper is available from the Council website. See also: EU: 17 September 2020 NUTRITION / LABELLING - Council Paper: NON PAPER on the “Front of Pack Nutrition Labeling – FOPNL” by Cyprus, Czech Republic, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia and Romania

Consultation Document: Building on the success of front-of-pack nutrition labelling in the UK: a public consultation

A copy of this document is available on this site. See also: UK: 30 July 2020 NUTRITION / LABELLING - Consultation: Front-of-pack nutrition labelling in the UK: building on success

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Mandating calorie labelling in the out-of-home sector Government response to public consultation

A copy of this document is available on this site. See also: UK: 27 July 2020 NUTRITION / LABELLING - Mandating calorie labelling in the out-of-home sector: Government response to public consultation

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Food allergen labelling and information requirements: Technical Guidance

A copy of this guidance document is available on this site. See also: UK: 18 June 2020 LABELLING / ALLERGENS - FSA publishes updated allergen guidance to reflect changes to labelling laws

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WHO Europe Report: What is the current alcohol labelling practice in the WHO European Region and what are barriers and facilitators to development and implementation of alcohol labelling policy?

The report is available on the WHO website. See also: INT: 8 June 2020 LABELLING – EHO Europe report: Alcohol labelling policies: most countries lagging behind in promoting healthier choices

FoodDrinkEurope Publication: Guidance on Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/775

A copy of this updated guidance is available on this site. See also: EU: 29 May 2020 LABELLING - Updated Guidance on the Origin Indication of the Primary Ingredient

COM(2020)207 - REPORT FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND THE COUNCIL regarding the use of additional forms of expression and presentation of the nutrition declaration

The full report can be found on the Eur-Lex site. See also: EU: 20 May 2020 LABELLING / NUTRITION - Commission report regarding the use of additional forms of expression and presentation of the nutrition declaration

FDF Guidance on ‘Allergen’-Free & Vegan Claims

A copy of this leaflet is available on this site. See also: UK: 19 February 2020 LABELLING / CLAIMS - The FDF publishes guidance on 'Allergen'-Free and Vegan Claims

Commission Notice on the application of the provisions of Article 26(3) of Regulation (EU) No 1169/2011

A copy of this Notice is available on this site. It was published in the Official Journal (OJ C32, 31.1.2020, page 1). See also: EU: 31 January 2020 LABELLING – Country of Origin Labelling: Commission Notice on the application of the provisions of Article 26(3) of Regulation (EU) No 1169/2011

FSA Consultation: Allergen labelling technical guidance consultation

The FSA has published two documents linked to this consultation. The first sets out details of the consultation and the second contains the proposed amendments to the current guidance document. Both are available on this site (click on image for first and this link for the second: Draft Revised Guidance). See also: UK: 23 January 2020 LABELLING / ALLERGENS - Updates to the Food Standard Agency’s Technical Guidance on food allergen labelling and information requirements

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Letter from Lord Teverson to Robert Goodwill MP

A copy of this letter is available on this site. For more details of the House of Lords inquiry, see the related website: Veggie Tubes: proposed restrictions on naming vegetarian food. See also: EU: 24 July 2019 LABELLING / MEAT - Veggie tubes proposal a misteak: House of Lords Letter

Guidance - The provision of food information to consumers: edible insect-based products

A copy of this publication is available on this site. See also: EU: 19 July 2019 LABELLING / INSECTS - Bringing food information closer to consumers: the European insect sector publishes guidelines for edible insects

Food labelling: changing food allergen information laws: Consultation outcome - Summary of responses and government response

The consultation response was published by DEFRA as a web page. This has been saved on this site as a pdf document (click on image). See also: UK: 25 June 2019 LABELLING / ALLERGENS - Allergen labelling: Gove to introduce 'Natasha's Law'

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Allergen Labelling: Letter to Michael Gove MP - Response to DEFRA Consultation.

A copy of the letter is available on this site. See also: UK: 5 June 2019 ENFORCEMENT / LEGISLATION / ALLERGENS / BREXIT - FSA Board meeting papers published for June 2019

Provided uder the Open Government Licence. The original letter was accessed from: . The full set of papers for the Board Meeting was accessed from:

GLUTEN LABELLING GUIDANCE: Best Practice for Prepacked Foods which Include or Exclude Cereals Containing Gluten

A copy of this publication is available on this site. See also: UK: 3 June 2019 LABELLING - FDF publishes updated gluten labelling guidance

Report of the 45th Session of the Codex Committee on Food Labelling

A copy of the report can be downloaded from the Codex website. See also: INT: 17 May 2019 CODEX - Codex Committee on Food Labelling (45th Session)

FSA Board Paper - Report: Food Hypersensitivity and the Government’s Allergen Labelling Review

The discussion at the FSA Board Meeting was based on this report. A copy is available on this site. See also: UK: 8 May 2019 LABELLING / ALLERGENS - FSA backs mandatory full ingredient labelling for pre-packed direct sale food

FoodDrinkEurope (FDE) Publication: Guidance on the Origin Indication of the Primary Ingredient

A copy of this document is available on this site. See also: EU: 22 March 2019 LABELLING - Guidance on the Origin Indication of the Primary Ingredient

Guidance: Food labelling changes after Brexit

The guidance was published as a web page but has been saved on this site as a pdf file. The Guidance can be found on-line at: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/food-labelling-changes-after-brexit. See also: UK: 5 February 2019 LABELLING - No deal Brexit advice: guidance on food and drink labelling

Consultation on amending allergen information provisions contained within domestic food information legislation for food prepacked for direct sale

A copy of the consultation document is available on this site (click on image). A summary document is also available: Summary Overview. An Impact Assessment is also available (external link). Consultation closes: 29 March 2019. See also: UK: 25 January 2019 LABELLING - Consultation on amending allergen information provisions contained within domestic food information legislation for food prepacked for direct sale

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HYGIENE

Overview report: Shared practices in slaughter hygiene

The report is available on the Commission's Health and Food Audits and Analysis pages. See also: EU: 10 August 2020 HYGIENE - New Commission report identifies best practices for slaughter hygiene

Consultation Document: The Food Safety and Hygiene (England) Regulations 2013 (As Amended) Post Implementation Review

A copy of the document is available on this site.. Closing date 4 September 2020. See also: UK: 10 August 2020 HYGIENE - Post-implementation review of the Food Safety and Hygiene (England) Regulations 2013

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Draft Regulation: COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) amending Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/1375 as regards the reference method for detection and import conditions related to Trichinella control

A copy of the draft is availalble on this site. Feedback period: 17 July 2020 - 14 August 2020. To access the feedback form, see the main consultation page: Revision of Trichinella detection method and import requirements. See also: EU: 17 July 2020 HYGIENE - Commission consultation: Revision of Trichinella detection method and import requirements

FSA Draft for consultation: Supply of Wild Game for Human Consumption

A copy of this document is available on this site. Also available is a separate Consultation Document. Note that the consultation closes on 11 September 2020. See also: UK: 15 July 2020 HYGIENE - Consultation on the guidance for hunters and retailers on the safe handling, preparation and supply of wild game and wild game meat

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Draft for consultation: COMMISSION REGULATION amending the Annexes to Regulation (EC) No 852/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the hygiene of foodstuffs as regards food allergen management, redistribution of food and food safety culture

A copy of the draft Regulation is available on this site. The draft Annexes are provided in a separate document. See: Draft Hygiene Amendments - Annex. See also: EU: 9 July 2020 FOOD HYGIENE / ALLERGENS - Commission consultation: Food safety, allergies & food waste – new EU rules

Commission Notice providing guidance on food safety management systems for food retail activities, including food donations

This Notice has been published in the Offical Journal (OJ C199, 12.6.2020, page 1) and can be accessed from the Official Journal site (click on image). Note that the Notice is 57 pages long. See also: EU: 12 June 2020 HYGIENE - Commission Notice providing guidance on food safety management systems for food retail activities, including food donations

COVID-19 and food safety Questions and Answers

The Commission has published a document regarding issues linked to COVID-19 and food safety. A copy is available on this site. See also: EU: 8 April 2020 COVID-19: Commission publication: COVID-19 and food safety Questions and Answers

CIEH Publication: Food delivery and takeaway guidance

A copy of this document is available on this site. See also: UK: 27 March 2020 COVID-19 - CIEH issues new food delivery and takeaway COVID-19 guidance

FSA/Public Health England: Guidance for food businesses on coronavirus (COVID-19)

The guidance was provided as a web page but is copied here as a pdf file. See also: UK: 26 March 2020 COVID - FSA publishes guidance for food businesses on coronavirus (COVID-19)

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FSA Enforcment Letter: Changes to Import Authorisations for Insects into the European Unionement Letter

A copy of the letter and accompanying Annex is available on this site (click on image). See also: EU: 11 March 2020 HYGIENE / NOVEL FOODS - Changes to Import Authorisations for Insects into the European Union

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FSA Guidance: Guidance for producers of raw drinking milk for direct human consumption

A copy of this document is available on this site. See also: UK: 5 March 2020 MILK / HYGIENE - Food Standards Agency tighten controls on production of raw drinking milk

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A review of policy and procedures for the Food Hygiene Rating Scheme (FHRS) safeguards for food businesses

A copy of the review report is available on this site. In addition, the FSA has published a letter setting out (in the Appendix) its response to the review recommendation, see: FSA FHRS Reveiw Response. See also: UK: 10 June 2019 HYGIENE - Review of policy and procedures for the Food Hygiene Rating Scheme (FHRS) safeguards

Provided uder the Open Government Licence. The original review report was accessed from: . The FSA letter was accessed from FSA Smarter Communications

Codex Publication: 'Food Hygiene at 50'

A copy of this publication is available on this site. See also: INT: 28 February 2019 CODEX / HYGIENE - Codex Publication: 'Food Hygiene at 50'

COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) …/… of XXX amending Annex III to Regulation (EC) No 853/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards specific hygiene requirements for insects intended for human consumption

A copy of this draft is available on this site (click on image). See also Annex 1. For more details, see the consultation page at: https://ec.europa.eu/info/law/better-regulation/initiatives/ares-2018-3849989_en. Consultation closes 20 February 2019. See also: EU: 23 January 2019 HYGIENE - Commission Consultation: Specific hygiene rules for insects intended for human consumption

ADDITIVES and CONTAMINANTS

Draft Regulation: COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION amending Commission Regulation (EU) No 234/2011 of 10 March 2011 implementing Regulation (EC) No 1331/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a common authorisation procedure for food additives, food enzymes and food flavourings

A copy of this draft Regulation is available on this site (click on image). An additional document provides the draft Annex - see: Draft Annex. For more details, see the consultation page at: https://ec.europa.eu/info/law/better-regulation/have-your-say/initiatives/12144-Amending-the-rules-for-applications-for-food-additives-enzymes-flavourings-in-view-of-the-Transparency-Regulation-. The consultation closes on 20 August 2020. See also: EU: 23 July 2020 ADDITIVES / RISK ASSESSMENT - Commission consultation draft amending regulation: Food safety – food additives, enzymes & flavourings (clearer information)

FSA: June 2019 Stakeholder Update on Rapidly Developing Policy on Food Contaminants

The full Update is available on this site. See also: EU: 1 July 2019 CONTAMINANTS - June 2019 Stakeholder Update on Rapidly Developing Policy on Food Contaminants

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Commission consultation: Food safety – limits on chemicals in traditionally smoked meat and fish (PAHs)

A copy of this consultation document is available on this site. A draft Annex is also available - see: Smoked Fish - Draft Annex. For more details, see the Commission page at: https://ec.europa.eu/info/law/better-regulation/initiatives/ares-2019-3884312_en. Consultation closes: 19 July 2019. See also: EU: 21 June 2019 CONTAMINANTS - Commission consultation: Food safety – limits on chemicals in traditionally smoked meat and fish (PAHs)

Report for 2017 on the results from the monitoring of veterinary medicinal product residues and other substances in live animals and animal products

The full report is available from the EFSA website. See also: EU: 13 May 2019 RESIDUES - Veterinary drug residues: compliance remains high

Report of the 13th Session of the Codex Committee on Contaminants in Food

A copy of the report can be downloaded from the Codex website. See also: INT: 3 May 2019 CODEX - Codex Committee on Contaminants in Food (13th Session)

Report of the 51st Session of the Codex Committee on Food Additives

A copy of the report can be downloaded from the Codex website. See also: INT: 29 March 2019 CODEX - Codex Committee on Food Additives (51st Session)

BEUC Letter to the Commission: More efforts needed to protect consumers from acrylamide in food, new EU test shows

A copy of the letter is available on this website. See also: EU: 6 March 2019 CONTAMINANTS - EU must better protect consumers from acrylamide in food, new test shows

Commission Draft: COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) …/… of XXX on reference points for action for non-allowed pharmacologically active substances present in food of animal origin and repealing Decision 2005/34/EC

A copy of this draft is available on this site (click on image). In addition the draft Annex is available in a separate file - see: Reference points for action for non-allowed pharmacologically active substances - Annex. For more details, see the consultation page at: https://ec.europa.eu/info/law/better-regulation/initiatives/ares-2019-152722_en. Consultation closes 8 February 2019. See also: EU: 11 January 2019 CONTAMINANTS - Commission Consultation: Limits for pharmacologically active substances prohibited in animal products

PESTICIDES, VETERINARY DRUGS and their RESIDUES

COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) …/… of XXX amending Annex III to Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards maximum residue levels for chlorate in or on certain products

A copy of this draft is available on this site (click on image). See also Annex 1 and Annex 2. For more details, see the consultation page at: https://ec.europa.eu/info/law/better-regulation/initiatives/ares-2019-334046_en. Consultation closes 18 February 2019. See also: EU: 21 January 2019 PESTICIDE RESIDUES - Commission Consultation: Food safety - maximum levels of chlorate in food

MEAT / FISH (including their products and aquaculture products

Commission's Inception Impact Assessment: Review of the marketing standards framework for fishery and aquaculture products

A copy of the document is available on this site. See also: EU: 7 April 2020 FISH AND FISHERY PRODUCTS – Commission consultation: Proposal for a regulation: Fish & seafood products - review of marketing standards.

WINE

 

MISCELLANEOUS OTHER FOODS

Report of the 29th Session of the Codex Committee for Processed Fruits and Vegetables

The report can be downloaded from the Codex website. See also: INT: 3 August 2020 CODEX - Codex Committee for Processed Fruits and Vegetables (29th Session)

Report of the 26th Session of the Codex Committee on Fats and Oils

A copy of the report can be downloaded from the Codex website. See also: INT: 1 March 2019 CODEX - Codex Committee on Fats and Oils (26th Session)

A drop of oil, a tonne of value:  Codex Committee on Fats and Oil

A copy of this publication is available on this site. See also: INT: 25 February 2019 OILS AND FATS – Codex: Experts meet to discuss fats and oils in Malaysia

Report of the 4th Session of the Codex Committee on Spices and Culinary Herbs

A copy of the report can be downloaded from the Codex website. See also: INT: 25 January 2019 CODEX / HERBS AND SPICES - Codex Committee on Spices and Culinary Herbs (4th Session)

GM / NOVEL FOODS

Draft Regulation: COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION amending Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/2468 of 20 December 2017 laying down administrative and scientific requirements concerning traditional foods from third countries in accordance with Regulation (EU) 2015/2283 of the European Parliament and of the Council on novel foods

A copy of this draft Regulation is available on this site (click on image). An additional document provides the draft Annex - see: Draft Annex. For more details, see the consultation page at: https://ec.europa.eu/info/law/better-regulation/have-your-say/initiatives/12142-Amending-the-administrative-and-scientific-requirements-for-traditional-foods-in-view-of-the-Transparency-Regulation-. The consultation closes on 20 August 2020. See also: EU: 23 July 2020 NOVEL FOODS / RISK ASSESSMENT - Commission consultation draft amending regulation: Food safety – traditional foods from outside the EU (clearer information)

Draft Regulation: COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION amending Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/2469 of 20 December 2017 laying down administrative and scientific requirements for applications referred to in Article 10 of Regulation (EU) 2015/2283 of the European Parliament and of the Council on novel foods

A copy of this draft Regulation is available on this site (click on image). An additional document provides the draft Annex - see: Draft Annex. For more details, see the consultation page at: https://ec.europa.eu/info/law/better-regulation/have-your-say/initiatives/12143-Amending-administrative-scientific-requirements-for-applications-for-novel-foods-in-view-of-Transparency-Regulation. The consultation closes on 20 August 2020. See also: EU: 23 July 2020 NOVEL FOODS / RISK ASSESSMENT - Commission consultation draft amending regulation: Food safety – novel foods (clearer information)

FSA Enforcment Letter: Changes to Import Authorisations for Insects into the European Unionement Letter

A copy of the letter and accompanying Annex is available on this site (click on image). See also: EU: 11 March 2020 HYGIENE / NOVEL FOODS - Changes to Import Authorisations for Insects into the European Union

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ORGANIC FOODS

Conmission consultation document: COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) laying down detailed rules for the implementation of Regulation (EU) 2018/848 of the European Parliament and of the Council on controls and other measures ensuring traceability and compliance in organic production and the labelling of organic products

A copy of this draft Regulation is available on this site (click on image). An additional document provides the draft Annex - see: Draft Annex. For more details, see the consultation page at: https://ec.europa.eu/info/law/better-regulation/have-your-say/initiatives/11716-Control-rules-in-organic-production. The consultation closes on 26 August 2020. See also: EU: 29 July 2020 ORGANIC FOOD - Commission consultation: Organic farming - new rules on official checks of organic production

Commission consultation: Organic food – exemptions to production rules in extreme events

A copy of the proposed regulation is available on this site. See also: EU: 10 September 2019 ORGANIC FOODS – Commission consultation: Organic food – exemptions to production rules in extreme events

Commission consultation: Organic food – list of substances that can be used in production

A copy of this consultation document is available on this site. A draft Annex is also available - see: Annex - ist of Substances. For more details, see the Commission page at: https://ec.europa.eu/info/law/better-regulation/initiatives/ares-2019-4697957_en. Consultation closes: 16 August 2019. See also: EU: 19 July 2019 ORGANIC FOOD - Commission consultation: Organic food – list of substances that can be used in production

Commission consultation: COMMISSION DELEGATED REGULATION (EU) …/... of XXX amending Annex II to Regulation (EU) 2018/848 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards certain detailed production rules for organic products

A copy of this consultation document is available on this site (click on image). A draft Annex is also available - see: Annex - Amendments. For more details, see the Commission page at: https://ec.europa.eu/info/law/better-regulation/initiatives/ares-2019-4458569_en. Consultation closes: 8 August 2019. See also: EU: 11 July 2019 ORGANIC FOODS - Commission consultation: Organic foods - detailed rules on production

Special report no 04/2019: The control system for organic products has improved, but some challenges remain

A copy of this report is available on this site. See also: EU: 14 March 2019 ORGANIC FOOD - The control system for organic products has improved, but more can be done, say EU Auditors

SUSTAINABILITY

COM(2020)381 - COMMUNICATION FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, THE COUNCIL, THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COMMITTEE AND THE COMMITTEE OF THE REGIONS: A Farm to Fork Strategy for a fair, healthy and environmentally-friendly food system

The full Communication is available on the Eur-Lex site - click on the image. There is also, in a separate document, an Annex with a 'FARM TO FORK STRATEGY DRAFT ACTION PLAN'. For a copy, see COM(2020)381 - Annex. See also: EU: 20 May 2020 SUSTAINABILITY - Reinforcing Europe's resilience: halting biodiversity loss and building a healthy and sustainable food system

CONTACT MATERIALS

Commission consultation: Migration limits for lead, cadmium and possibly other metals from ceramic and vitreous food contact materials

A copy of this consultation document is available on this site (click on image). For more details, see the Commission page at: https://ec.europa.eu/info/law/better-regulation/initiatives/ares-2019-325847_en. Consultation closes: 26 June 2019. See also: EU: 29 May 2019 OFFICIAL CONTROLS - Commission consultation: Food safety – heavy metals in ceramic, glass and enameled table and kitchenware

FOOD QUALITY / FOOD FRAUD

2019 Annual Report - The EU Food Fraud Network and the Administrative Assistance and Cooperation System

A copy of the report is available on this site. See also: EU: 29 May 2020 FOOD FRAUD - Annual Food Fraud 2019 report: increased Member State cooperation

Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST) Report: Food Fraud

A copy of this Briefing Paper is available on this site. See also: UK: 21 May 2020 FRAUD - Parliamentary Briefing Paper Published: Food fraud

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The EU Food Fraud Network and the System for Administrative Assistance - Food Fraud: Annual Report 2018

A copy of the report is available on this site. See also: EU: 12 April 2019 FRAUD - Food fraud: publication of DG SANTE’s annual report

ANTI-MICROBIAL RESISTENCE

 

BREXIT

FSA Board Paper: Food and Feed Safety and Hygiene Common Framework Update

A copy of this paper is available on this site. See also: UK: 3 September 2020 BREXIT / ADMINSTRATION – Board Paper: Food and Feed Safety and Hygiene Common Framework Update

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FSA Consultation Document: Amendments to Retained EU Law for Food and Feed Safety and Hygiene for the end of the Transition Period

A copy of this document is available on this site. See also: UK: 20 August 2020 BREXIT - Amendments to Retained EU Law for Food and Feed Safety and Hygiene for the end of the Transition Period

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Food Standards Scotland (FSS) Letter: UK INTERNAL MARKET WHITE PAPER

The letter is available on this site. A more detailed analysis was also attached to the letter and is available on this site - see: Food Standards Scotland (FSS) analysis of UK Government (UKG) White Paper. See also: UK: 13 August 2020 ADMINISTRATION - Food Standards Scotland responds to UK Government Internal Market White Paper

UK Internal Market White Paper

A copy of this document is available on this site. See also: UK: 16 July 2020 BREXIT - UK internal market white paper

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FDF Paper: Global Britain - Trade Policy for a World Class Food, Drink and Agriculture Industry

A copy of this paper is available on this site (click on image). See also: UK: 27 January 2020 BREXIT – FDF Paper: Food and drink supply chain outlines recommendations for Government's future UK trade policy

Food Standards Agency Board Meeting Paper (FSA 20-01-06) - EU EXIT: UPDATE

A copy of this paper is available on this site. See also: UK: 9 January 2020 BREXIT – Food Standards Agency Board Paper: EU Exit - Update

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EU Exit (FSA 19-06-18)

A copy of this Board Paper is available on this site. See also: UK: 5 June 2019 ENFORCEMENT / LEGISLATION / ALLERGENS / BREXIT - FSA Board meeting papers published for June 2019

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Guidance Bulletin: The Nutrition (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019: Practical Changes for Industry

A copy of this publication is available on this site. To access additional documents (e.g. UK register of health claims), see also: UK: 26 March 2019 NUTRITION / CLAIMS / BREXIT - DHSC Information regarding the controls on nutrition related matters if there is no EU exit deal

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FoodDrikEurope press release: One month to go: FoodDrinkEurope warns of dramatic implications of a no-deal Brexit

A copy of the Press Release is available on this site. See also: EU: 28 February 2019 BREXIT - FoodDrinkEurope warns of dramatic implications of a no-deal Brexit

Consultation outcome: The Nutrition (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018

A copy of the full Government response is available on this site (click on image). See also: UK: 25 February 2019 NUTRITION / CLAIMS / BREXIT - Consultation outcome: The Nutrition (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018

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No deal exit planning - Export requirements guidance for the export of fish and fishery products to the EU – Note to local authorities

A copy of the full letter (including the mentioned Annexs) is available on this site. See also: UK: 21 February 2019 BREXIT - DEFRA Letter:  No deal exit planning - Export requirements guidance for the export of fish and fishery products to the EU – Note to local authorities

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Guidance: Food labelling changes after Brexit

The guidance was published as a web page but has been saved on this site as a pdf file. The Guidance can be found on-line at: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/food-labelling-changes-after-brexit. See also: UK: 5 February 2019 LABELLING - No deal Brexit advice: guidance on food and drink labelling

BRC 'No deal Brexit letter' sent to MPs

A copy of the letter is available on this site. See also: UK: 29 January 2019 BREXIT - British Retail Consortium sends 'no deal brexit letter' to MPs at the House of Commons warning of the consequences of a no deal brexit to UK consumers and the food supply chain.

NUTRITION ISSUES (including health claims, foods for special groups and obesity policy matters)

Council Paper 10846/20: Front of Pack Nutrition Labeling ‒ Information from the Italian and the Czech delegations, on behalf of the Cyprus, Czech, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Latvian and Romanian delegations.

The paper is available from the Council website. See also: EU: 17 September 2020 NUTRITION / LABELLING - Council Paper: NON PAPER on the “Front of Pack Nutrition Labeling – FOPNL” by Cyprus, Czech Republic, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia and Romania

Consultation Document: Building on the success of front-of-pack nutrition labelling in the UK: a public consultation

A copy of this document is available on this site. See also: UK: 30 July 2020 NUTRITION / LABELLING - Consultation: Front-of-pack nutrition labelling in the UK: building on success

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Mandating calorie labelling in the out-of-home sector Government response to public consultation

A copy of this document is available on this site. See also: UK: 27 July 2020 NUTRITION / LABELLING - Mandating calorie labelling in the out-of-home sector: Government response to public consultation

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The Nutrition (Amendment etc) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020: consultation document

A copy of this consultation document is available on this site (click on image). A separate document contains the draft regulation. It is also available on this site: Draft: The Nutrition (Amendment etc) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020. See also: UK: 9 July 2020 LABELLING / CLAIMS /NUTRITION - DHSC Consultation: Nutrition labelling, composition and standards (NLCS) legislation from 1 January 2021

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WHO Report: Marketing of breast milk substitutes: national implementation of the international code, status report 2020

The full report is available on the WHO website. A short 4 page summary is also available from the WHO - see Infant Formula - Summary of the Report. See also: INT: 27 May 2020 INFANT FORMULA - Countries failing to stop harmful marketing of breast-milk substitutes, warn WHO and UNICEF

Commission Staff Working Document - EXECUTIVE SUMMARY OF THE EVALUATION: Evaluation of the Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006 on nutrition and health claims made on foods with regard to nutrient profiles and health claims made on plants and their preparations and of the general regulatory framework for their use in foods

A copy of this short summary paper is available on this site. See also: EU: 20 May 2020 CLAIMS - Evaluation of the Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006 on nutrition and health claims made on foods with regard to nutrient profiles and health claims made on plants and their preparations and of the general regulatory framework for their use in foods

COM(2020)207 - REPORT FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND THE COUNCIL regarding the use of additional forms of expression and presentation of the nutrition declaration

The full report can be found on the Eur-Lex site. See also: EU: 20 May 2020 LABELLING / NUTRITION - Commission report regarding the use of additional forms of expression and presentation of the nutrition declaration

Commission consultation: List of substances in food prohibited or permitted under scrutiny (hydroxyanthracene derivatives)

A copy of this document is available on this site. See also: EU: 4 March 2020 SUPPLEMENTS - Commission consultation: List of substances in food prohibited or permitted under scrutiny (hydroxyanthracene derivatives)

DHSC Consultation: Proposal to add folic acid to flour: consultation document

The consultation is available as a web page - see: Proposal to add folic acid to flour: consultation document. The text of the consultation document is available as a pdf file on this site. See also: UK: 13 June 2019 NUTRITION - Adding folic acid to flour: public asked views

COUNTDOWN TO 2023: WHO REPORT ON GLOBAL TRANS FAT ELIMINATION 2019

A copy of the report can be seen on the WHO website. See also: INT: 22 May 2019 TRANS FAT - Five billion people still at risk from industrial trans fat exposure - First WHO annual report on trans fat elimination shows some countries are taking action, but more is needed

Guidance Bulletin: The Nutrition (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019: Practical Changes for Industry

A copy of this publication is available on this site. To access additional documents (e.g. UK register of health claims), see also: UK: 26 March 2019 NUTRITION / CLAIMS / BREXIT - DHSC Information regarding the controls on nutrition related matters if there is no EU exit deal

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Government Response to the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee report on Energy drinks and children

A copy of this publication is availabe on this site. See also: UK: 25 March 2019 ENERGY DRINKS - Government Response to the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee report on Energy drinks and children

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DHSC Consultation: Introducing further advertising restrictions on TV and online for products high in fat, sugar and salt (HFSS)

A copy of the consultation document is available on this site. For more details, see the main consultation page at: https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/further-advertising-restrictions-for-products-high-in-fat-salt-and-sugar. The consultation closes on the 10 June 2019. See also: UK: 18 March 2019 ADVERTISING / NUTRITION - Restrictions on adverts for food high in fat, sugar and salt: public asked for views.

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Consultation outcome: The Nutrition (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018

A copy of the full Government response is available on this site (click on image). See also: UK: 25 February 2019 NUTRITION / CLAIMS / BREXIT - Consultation outcome: The Nutrition (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018

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OFFICIAL CONTROLS

Incidents & Resilience Annual Report 2019/20

A copy of this document is available on this site (Click on image). See also: UK: 23 September 2020 FOOD SAFETY – FSA Incidents & Resilience Annual Report 2019/20

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FSA Board Paper: Modernising regulation - progress update and forward plan

A copy of the paper is available on this site. See also: .UK: 9 January 2020 OFFICIAL CONTROLS – FSA Board Paper: Modernising regulation - progress update and forward plan

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Commisssion Questions and Answers: Protecting EU consumers from unsafe food: EU's Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed

A copy of this document is available on this site. See also: EU: 12 December 2019 RAPID ALERT - Protecting EU consumers from unsafe food: EU's Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed

Commission Questions and Answers: Official controls: Stronger rules along the agri-food chain in the EU

A copy of the full Q and A is available on this site. See also: EU: 12 December 2019 OFFCIAL CONTROLS – Questions and Answers: Official controls: Stronger rules along the agri-food chain in the EU

BEUC Report: Keeping food in check - A snapshot of national official food controls – and what this means for consumers

A copy of this report is available on this site. See also: EU: 22 October 2019 OFFICIAL CONTROLS - Worrying decline of food controls in Europe, new BEUC report reveals

FSA Board Paper: UK Official Food and Feed Laboratories: Vision for the Future

A copy of this Board Paper is available on this site. See also:UK: 18 September 2019 ALLERGENS / ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE / OFFICIAL CONTROLS - FSA Board Meeting: Board announces plans to protect people with food allergies and intolerances

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FSA Board Paper: Incidents & Resilience Annual Report 2018/19

A copy of this Board Paper is available on this site. See also:UK: 18 September 2019 ALLERGENS / ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE / OFFICIAL CONTROLS - FSA Board Meeting: Board announces plans to protect people with food allergies and intolerances

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FSA Board Paper: Local Authority Performance

A copy of this Board Paper is available on this site. The supporting LAEMS report is also available - see LAEMS Report 2018-19. See also:UK: 18 September 2019 ALLERGENS / ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE / OFFICIAL CONTROLS - FSA Board Meeting: Board announces plans to protect people with food allergies and intolerances

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RASFF - The Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed 2018 Annual Report

A copy of the report is available on this site. See also: EU: 17 September 2019 FOOD SAFETY - Commission publishes its annual report on the Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF)

LAEMS 2018-2019 report

A copy of the report is available on this site (click on image). In addition, detailed data can be downloaded from the FSA website - see: Food hygiene data / Food standards data / Sampling data. See also: UK: 3 September 2019 ENFORCEMENT - FSA publishes latest annual report on local authority food law enforcement

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Consultation Document - Consultation on the Implementation of the Official Controls Regulations (England)

A copy of the consutation document is available on this site (click on image). Additional documents are available on the FSA website for Wales and Northern Ireland. See also: UK: 29 August 2019 ENFORCEMENT - Consultation: Implementation of the Official Controls Regulations

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Commission consultation: COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) …/... of XXX on the procedures at border control posts for a coordinated performance by competent authorities of intensified official controls on products of animal origin, germinal products, animal by-products and composite products

A copy of this consultation document is available on this site (click on image). For more details, see the Commission page at: https://ec.europa.eu/info/law/better-regulation/initiatives/ares-2019-4422853_en. Consultation closes: 7 August 2019. See also: EU: 10 July 2019 OFFICIAL CONTROLS - Commission consultation: Food safety – strengthening targeted checks carried out at EU borders

Commission consultation: Temporary measures on entry into the Union of certain goods

A copy of this consultation document is available on this site (click on image). For more details, see the Commission page at: https://ec.europa.eu/info/law/better-regulation/initiatives/ares-2018-2570894_en. Consultation closes: 16 July 2019. See also: EU: 18 June 2019 OFFICIAL CONTROLS - Commission consultation: Temporary measures on entry into the Union of certain goods

Overview report: Audits of Official Controls in EU-Member States

A copy of this report is available on this site. See also: EU: 13 June 2019 OFFICIAL CONTROLS - Commission finds national audits on official controls help ensuring compliance with feed and food law, animal health and animal welfare rules

Multi-Annual National Control Plan for the United Kingdom April 2019 to March 2023 (updated 2019)

A copy of the document is available on this site. See also: UK: 13 June 2019 OFFICIAL CONTROLS - Revised UK Multi-Annual National Control Plan (MANCP) published

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Ensuring food safety and standards

A copy of the report is available on this site. See also: UK: 12 June 2019 OFFICIAL CONTROLS – National Audit Office Report: Ensuring food safety and standards

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Regulating Our Future (ROF) – Delivering a Modernised Model for Food Standards Official Controls (FSA 19-06-06)

A copy of this Board Paper is available on this site. See also: UK: 5 June 2019 ENFORCEMENT / LEGISLATION / ALLERGENS / BREXIT - FSA Board meeting papers published for June 2019

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FSA Sampling Strategy: Our Future Approach to Sampling (FSA 19-06-09)

news/A copy of this Board Paper is available on this site. See also: UK: 5 June 2019 ENFORCEMENT / LEGISLATION / ALLERGENS / BREXIT - FSA Board meeting papers published for June 2019

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FSA Approach to Regulatory Enforcement and Sanctions (FSA 19-06-10)

A copy of this Board Paper is available on this site. See also: UK: 5 June 2019 ENFORCEMENT / LEGISLATION / ALLERGENS / BREXIT - FSA Board meeting papers published for June 2019

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Report of the 40th Session of the Codex Committee on Methods of Analysis and Sampling

A copy of the report can be downloaded from the Codex website. See also: INT: 31 May 2019 CODEX - Codex Committee on Methods of Analysis and Sampling (40th Session)

Commission consultation: COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) …/... of XXX amending Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/186 as regards the introduction into the Union of consignments from certain third countries, sampling procedures and reporting requirements by the Member States and amending Regulation (EC) No 669/2009

A copy of this consultation document is available on this site (click on image). For more details, see the Commission page at: https://ec.europa.eu/info/law/better-regulation/initiatives/ares-2017-6259172_en. A draft Annex is also available in a separate document - see: Annex. Consultation closes: 21 June 2019. See also: EU: 24 May 2019 OFFICIAL CONTROLS - Commission consultation: Commission Implementing Regulation on sampling imported foodstuffs to control pathogens and reporting requirements by EU

COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) …/... of XXX laying down implementing measures for the Rapid alert system for food and feed, and rules as regards the computerised information system for notifying and reporting on listed animal diseases, the notification of the presence of, and protective measures taken against, plant pests, administrative assistance and cooperation between Member States’ authorities, and the functioning of the information management system for official controls (‘the IMSOC Regulation’)

A copy of this consultation document is available on this site (click on image). For more details, see the Commission page at: https://ec.europa.eu/info/law/better-regulation/initiatives/ares-2018-3763320_en. A draft Annex is also available in a separate document - see: Annex. Consultation closes: 17 June 2019. See also: EU: 20 May 2019 OFFICIAL CONTROLS - Commission consultation document: Implementing regulation - The Information management system for official controls Regulation (IMSOC)

Commission consultation: COMMISSION DELEGATED REGULATION (EU) …/... of XXX supplementing Regulation (EU) 2017/625 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards conditions for monitoring the transport and arrival of consignments of certain goods from the border control post of arrival to the establishment at the place of destination in the Union

A copy of this draft is available on this site. See also: EU: 8 April 2019 OFFICIAL CONTROLS - Commission Consultation: Rules on official controls and measures in cases of non-compliance of certain categories of animals and goods from third

Overview report Official Controls on Internet Sales of Food in EU Member States

A copy of this report is available on this site. See also: EU: 8 March 2019 OFFICIAL CONTROLS - New report finds that official controls on food sold over the Internet are still limited and highlights good practices and challenges seen in Member States

Draft Regulation: Rules on border control posts and measures to be taken in cases of non-compliant consignments of animals and goods

A copy of the draft Regulation is available on this site. A draft annex is also available. Consultation closes on 26 March 2019. See also: EU: 28 February 2019 OFFICIAL CONTROLS - Commission consultation: Rules on border control posts and measures to be taken in cases of non-compliant consignments of animals and goods

Commission Consultation: COMMISSION DELEGATED REGULATION (EU) …/... of XXX supplementing Regulation (EU) 2017/625 of the European Parliament and Council regarding cases of suspected or established non-compliance with Union rules applicable to the use or residues of pharmacologically active substances authorised in veterinary medicinal products or as feed additives or with Union rules applicable to the use or residues of prohibited or unauthorised pharmacologically active substances.

A copy of this draft is available on this site (click on image). A draft Annex is also available. For more details, see the consultation page at: https://ec.europa.eu/info/law/better-regulation/initiatives/ares-2018-645516_en. Consultation closes 13 March 2019. See also: EU: 13 February 2019 OFFICIAL CONTROLS - Commission Consultation: Regulation on the measures to be taken in case of non-compliances related to VMPs and their residues

Commission Consultation: COMMISSION DELEGATED REGULATION (EU) …/... of XXX supplementing Regulation (EU) 2017/625 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the Common Health Entry Document accompanying consignments of animals and goods to their destination

A copy of this draft is available on this site. See also: EU: 12 February 2019 HYGIENE - Commission Consultation: Rules related to the Common Health Entry Document (CHED).

Consultation Document: Review of raw drinking milk official controls

A copy of this document is available on this site (click on image). Consultation closes: 30 April 2019. See also: UK: 7 February 2019 OFFICIAL CONTROLS / MILK - FSA Consultation: Review of raw drinking milk official controls

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COMMISSION DELEGATED REGULATION (EU) …/... of XXX establishing rules on specific training requirements for staff for performing certain physical checks at border control posts

A copy of this draft is available on this site. For more details, see the consultation page at: https://ec.europa.eu/info/law/better-regulation/initiatives/ares-2019-275600_en. Consultation closes 14 February 2019. See also: EU: 17 January 2019 OFFICIAL CONTROLS - Commission Consultation: Delegated Regulation on specific training requirements for staff for performing physical checks

COMMISSION DELEGATED REGULATION (EU) …/... of XXX supplementing Regulation (EU) 2017/625 of the European Parliament and of the Council by derogating from the rules on the designation of control points and from the minimum requirements for border control posts

A copy of this draft is available on this site (click on image). For more details, see the consultation page at: https://ec.europa.eu/info/law/better-regulation/initiatives/ares-2019-238799_en. Consultation closes 13 February 2019.See also: EU: 16 January 2019 OFFICIAL CONTROLS - Commission Consultation: Draft Delegated Regulation on rules derogations on the designation of border control posts and from border control post requirements

Chemical hazards in our food: EU food safety policy protects us but faces challenges

A copy of this report is available on this site. See also: EU: 15 January 2019 OFFICIAL CONTROLS - Court of Auditors Report: EU food safety system overstretched

COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) …/... of XXX on prior notification of consignments of certain categories of animals and goods entering the Union

A copy of this draft is available on this site (click on image). For more details, see the consultation page at: https://ec.europa.eu/info/law/better-regulation/initiatives/ares-2018-1213844_en. Consultation closes 12 February 2019. See also: EU: 15 January 2019 OFFICIAL CONTROLS - Commission Consultation: Border controls for livestock and goods

GENERAL ADMINISTRATION ISSUES (including general food law and components of risk analysis)

FAO: Trade and food safety standards Facilitating and accelerating food and agricultural trade during COVID-19 and beyond

A copy of the policy document is available on this site. See also: INT: 3 September 2020 COVID-19 / CODEX - Codex standards and regional committees key to FAO COVID-19 response on trade and food safety

WTO Publication: The Report of the Fifth Review of the Operation and Implementation of the SPS Agreement (G/SPS/64)

The report is in two separate documents. Copies of both parts are available on this site. For Part A, click on the image. For Part B, the Addendum (G/SPS/64/Add.1), click here. See also: INT: 31 July 2020 SPS MEASURES - WTO members adopt report on food safety, animal and plant health, paving way for new work

Sanitary and Phytosanitary Declaration for the Twelfth WTO Ministerial Conference

A copy of this draft declaration is available on the site. See also: INT: 26 June 2020 WTO SPS COMMITTEE - Members discuss possible SPS Declaration for WTO’s 12th Ministerial Conference

Risk Analysis: Chief Scientific Adviser's Report

A copy of this publication is available on this site. See also: UK: 17 June 2020 RISK ANALYSIS - FSA outlines role of science in protecting consumers’ interests post-EU transition

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WHO Draft Resolution: Strengthening efforts on food safety

A copy of this document is available on this site. See also: INT: 9 February 2020 CODEX - WHO / Draft resolution shows Codex standards can make a powerful contribution to food safety

Compendium of UK food and feed legislation with associated context and changes during July - September 2019

A copy of this publication is available on this site. See also: UK: 14 January 2020 LEGISLATION - Food and feed law: legislation review (July - September 2019)

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Report of the 23rd Session of the FAO/WHO Coordinating Committee for Africa

A copy of the report can be downloaded from the Codex website. See also: INT: 6 September 2019 CODEX - FAO/WHO Coordinating Committee for Africa (23rd Session)

Food and feed law: Compendium of UK food and feed legislation with associated context and changes during April – June 2019

A copy of this report is available from the Government website. See also: UK: 4 September 2019 LEGISLATION - Food and feed law: legislation review (April to June 2019)

Codex 2019 - The year of food safety

A copy of this publication is available on this site. See also: INT: 8 July 2019 CODEX - Annual Report: Codex 2019 - The year of food safety

Food and feed law: legislation review (January - March 2019)

A copy of this publication is available on this site (click on image). See also: UK: 11 July 2019 LEGISLATION - Food and feed law: legislation review (January - March 2019)

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Joint Statement by FAO, WHO and WTO - International Forum on Food Safety and Trade

A copy of the Statement is available on this site. See also: INT: 13 June 2019 CODEX - FAO, WHO and WTO emphasize the importance of harmonization of national food safety requirements with Codex standards

Fact Sheet New legislation on transparency and sustainability of the EU risk assessment model in the food chain

A copy of a Commission supporting 'Fact Sheet' is available on this site. See also: EU: 13 June 2019 RISK ASSESSMENT - Boosting trust in scientific studies on food safety: the Commission welcomes Council adoption of new rules for a more transparent risk assessment process

Guidance on Food Traceability, Withdrawals and Recalls within the UK Food Industry

A copy of the FSA Guidance document is available on this site (click on image). To access additional support tools provided by the FSA, go to: https://www.food.gov.uk/business-guidance/food-incidents-product-recalls-and-withdrawals. See also: UK: 11 March 2019 PRODUCT RECALL - FSA launches new tools for withdrawing or recalling unsafe food

Food and feed law: Compendium of UK food and feed legislation with associated context and changes during October – December 2018

A copy of this report is available from the Government website. See also: UK: 8 March 2019 LEGISLATION - Food and feed law: legislation review (October to December 2018)

Let’s step up to the plate - Europe’s Food and Drink Industry Priorities for the EU Institutions 2019 - 2024

A copy of the full policy paper is available on this site. See also: EU: 25 February 2019 ADMINISTRATION / POLICY - Food and drink industry launches priorities for the EU Institutions - FDE Policy Paper

Agreement on the Commission's proposal on transparency and sustainability of the EU risk assessment model in the food chain - Questions and Answers

A copy of this Memo is available on this site. See also: EU: 11 February 2019 RISK ASSESSMENT - Boosting trust in scientific studies on food safety: Commission welcomes the provisional agreement reached today

Consultation: Guidance on Food Traceability, Withdrawals and Recalls within the UK Food Industry

A copy of the Consultation Letter is available on this site (click on image). Also available on this site is the Draft Guidance. See also: UK: 7 January 2019 TRACEABILITY / RECALL – FSA Consultation: Guidance on food traceability, withdrawals and recalls within the UK food industry

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