FSA Consultation Letter, 14 September 2004
Comments are invited on draft regulations: The Contaminants in Food (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2004. The Regulations are intended to apply to England only. Responses are requested by: 6 December 2004
Maximum levels for aflatoxins B1 and M1, ochratoxin A and nitrate in foods
for infants and young children.
Corresponding Regulations will apply in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
The Agency's offices in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland are carrying out similar consultation exercises. The Regulations will amend The draft Contaminants in Food Regulations 2004 by:
Comments are requested from enforcement authorities, industry, including businesses, and from other organisations in relation to the costs and benefits and other impacts of the Commission Regulations and Directive on their activities.
Copies of the Commission Regulations and the allied sampling and analysis Directives are available from the Commission website.
Copies of the draft controls and related documents are currently on the FSA website at: http://www.food.gov.uk/foodindustry/Consultations/consulteng/contaminantsamendeng