Foodlaw-Reading

Dr David Jukes, The University of Reading, UK

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Page last updated: 12 April, 2019

Documents

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. Note that this page was only started in late 2017 and coverage only dates from this time. Where the link is to a different website, the link may not be available.

Topic headings on this page:

LABELLING

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

Provided uder the Open Government Licence. The original consultation document was accessed from: . The original consultation page was accessed from:

Low Alcohol Descriptors Guidance

A copy of this publication from the Department of Health and Socail Care is available on this site. Also available is 'The Government response to the consultation on low alcohol descriptors'. See also: UK: 13 December 2018 LABELLING - Government response to the consultation on low-alcohol descriptors

Provided uder the Open Government Licence. The original Guidance document was accessed from: The original Government Response document was accessed from:

Code of Practice on Compositional Standards for UK Named Variety Cheeses

A copy of this Code is available on this site. The original version can be found at: https://www.dairyuk.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/FINAL-Compositional-Standards-Cheese.pdf. See also: UK: 10 December 2018 LABELLING - Dairy UK and the PTF Launch New Codes of Practice to Safeguard Cheese and Cream Standards

Code of Practice on Compositional Standards for Cream Designations in the UK

A copy of this Code is available on this site. The original version can be found at: https://www.dairyuk.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/FINAL-Compositional-Standards-Cream.pdf. See also: UK: 10 December 2018 LABELLING - Dairy UK and the PTF Launch New Codes of Practice to Safeguard Cheese and Cream Standards

DEFRA Consultation Document: Food labelling: amending laws

A copy of the full consultation document is available on this site. See also: UK: 6 November 2018 BREXIT / LABELLING - Food labelling: amending laws - DEFRA Consultation

Origin-labelling for meat - evaluation

A copy of the document is available on this site (click on image). For more details and to access the consultation page, see: https://ec.europa.eu/info/law/better-regulation/initiatives/ares-2018-3112936_en. See also: EU: 19 September 2018 LABELLING - Origin-labelling for meat – Consultation and evaluation roadmap

Food Labels: Tricks of the Trade - Our recipe for honest labels in the EU

A report publilshed by BEUC, the European consumer organisation. A copy of the full report is available on this site. See also: 14 June 2018 LABELLING - Food labels can fool you: BEUC publishes EU snapshot

Commission notice on questions and answers on the application of Regulation (EU) No 1169/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the provision of food information to consumers

A copy of this document is available on this site. See also: 8 June 2018 LABELLING - Commission notice on questions and answers on the application of Regulation (EU) No 1169/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the provision of food information to consumers

Low Alcohol Descriptors A consultation on the use of low alcohol descriptors

A copy of this consultation document published by the Deartment of Health and Social Care is available on this site. See also: UK: 15 March 2018 LABELLING - A Consultation on Low Alcohol Descriptors

Nutrition Legislation Information Sheet

This document, published by the Department of Health, is intended to help food businesses comply with nutrition legislation - some sections relate to labelling requirements.. Orignally published in 2014, an updated version was published 13 March 2018.

Market study on date marking and other information provided on food labels and food waste prevention - Final Report

A copy of the full report can be accessed from the Commission's website. See also: EU: 28 February 2018 LABELLING - Food waste: better use and understanding of date marking by all actors could reduce food waste, according to new study

Guidance on comparative nutrition claims

A copy of this document published by the UK's Food and Drink Federation, is available on this site (click on image). See also: UK: 22 January 2018 CLAIMS - FDF launches new guidance on comparative nutrition claims

Draft Commission Implementing Regulation on the provision of voluntary indication of origin or place of provenance of foods

A copy of the document is available on this site. See also: EU: 4 January 2018 LABELLING - Commission Consultation: Implementing Regulation on the provision of voluntary indication of origin or place of provenance of foods

COMMISSION NOTICE  of 13 July 2017 relating to the provision of information on substances or products causing allergies or intolerances as listed in Annex II to Regulation (EU) No 1169/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the provision of food information to consumers

This notice was published on the 13 December 2017 in the C428 issue of the Official Journal, page 1. A copy can be obtained from the Official Journal website. See also related news item: EU: 13 December 2017 LABELING - Commission Notice relating to the provision of information on substances or products causing allergies or intolerances

Labelling Guidance: Best practice on food date labelling and storage advice

Available from the WRAP (Waste and Resources Action Programme) website. See also: UK: 29 November 2017 LABELLING - WRAP launches new labelling guidance

Industry Guidance on Setting Product Shelf Life

Published by the Food and Drink Federation, a copy of the guidance in pdf format is available from their website (click on image for a copy). For related news item, see: UK: 28 November 2017 LABELLING - FDF guidance to help manufacturers set the shelf-life of products

Commission Notice on the application of the principle of quantitative ingredients declaration (QUID)

Published in the Official Journal. Copies of the full document can be found on the Official Journal site. See also: EU: 21 November 2017 LABELLING - Commission Notice on the application of the principle of quantitative ingredients declaration (QUID)

HYGIENE

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

Draft Regulation: COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) …/… of XXX amending Regulation (EC) No 2073/2005 as regards Salmonella in reptile meat

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: Reptile Meat - Annex. For more details, see the consultation page at: https://ec.europa.eu/info/law/better-regulation/initiatives/ares-2018-6589878_en. Consultation closes 17 January 2019. See also: EU: 20 December 2018 HYGIENE - Commission Consultation: Commission Regulation as regards Salmonella in reptile meat

FSA Consultation: Meat official control charges – Proposal to remove plan inspection assistant disco:unt

A copy of this document is available on this site (click on image). See also the full text of the Interested Parties Letter. The consultation closes on the 25 January 2019.

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The Food Hygiene Rating Scheme: Guidance for local authorities on implementation and operation - the Brand Standard Revision 6 – November 2018

A copy of this document published by the FSA is available on this site. Date of publication: 22 November 2018

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FSA Consultation: Proposed process for authorising the delayed evisceration and partial evisceration of poultry in FSA approved poultry slaughterhouse

A copy of the consultation document is available on this site. See also: UK: 19 November 2018 HYGIENE – FSA Consultation: Proposed process for delayed and partial evisceration of poultry

Report of the 50th Session of the Codex Committee on Food Hygiene

A copy of the report can be downloaded from the Codex website. See also: INT: 16 November 2018 CODEX - Codex Committee on Food Hygiene (50th Session)

Commission draft Regulation amending the Annex to Regulation (EU) No 579/2014 granting derogation from certain provisions of Annex II to Regulation (EC) No 852/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the transport of liquid oils and fats by sea

A copy of the draft Regulation is available on this site. A copy of the draft Annex is also available. See also: EU: 9 October 2018 HYGIENE - Commission consultation: Avoiding contamination of oils and fats transported by sea (permitted previous cargoes)

Proposed Changes to the UK Health and Identification Marking

A copy of the consultation document is available on this site. See also: UK: 11 September 2018 HYGIENE - Proposed Changes to the UK Health and Identification Marking

FSA Consultation letter to stakeholders: Proposed changes to the health and identification marks

A copy of this document is available on this site. See also: 27 July 2018 HYGIENE - Proposed changes to the health and identification marks

Commission Draft Regulation: Amending Regulation (EC) No 2073/2005 on microbiological criteria for foodstuffs as regards certain methods, the food safety criterion for Listeria monocytogenes in sprouted seeds and the process hygiene criterion and food safety criterion

For a copy of the draft regulation text, click on the image. For a copy of the draft Annex, click here. See also: 25 June 2018 HYGIENE - Commission Draft Regulation

COMMISSION NOTICE Guidelines for the feed use of food no longer intended for human consumption

This document has been published in the Official Journal (OJ C133, 12.4.2018 page 2) and can be downloaded from there. See also: 17 April 2018 WASTE - EU action against food waste: Commission publishes guidelines to facilitate valorisation of food no longer intended for human consumption as animal feed

Consultation on proposals to allow pet food production in food establishments

A copy of this document is available on this site. See also: UK: 27 March 2018 HYGIENE - Proposal to allow pet food production in food establishments

Consultation Pack: On the authorisation process, guidance and associated documents for the use of alternative systems for the disinfection of tools in Slaughterhouses, Cutting Plants and Approved Game Handling  establishments.

A copy of this document is available on the FSA website. See also: UK: 8 December 2017 HYGIENE - Consultation seeks views on the authorisation of the use of alternative systems for the disinfection of cutting tools in abattoirs and game handling establishments

Industry Guide to Good Hygiene Practice - Watercress

This guide is available as a pdf file from the 'Watercress' website. See related news item: UK: 27 November 2017 HYGIENE - Watercress Industry Guide – Industry Guide to Good Hygiene Practice Published

Chief Scientific Adviser’s Science Report: Issue seven: The Food Hygiene Rating Scheme

A copy of the report is available on this site (Click image). See also: 4 December 2017 HYGIENE - Chief Scientific Adviser's report confirms that mandatory display of FHRS drives up food safety compliance

Report of the 49th Session of the Codex Committee on Food Hygiene

A copy of the report can be downloaded from the Codex website. See also: INT: 17 November 2017 CODEX - Codex Committee on Food Hygiene (49th Session)

CONTAMINANTS

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

Follow-up to the fipronil incident of 2017 - Information from the Commission

A copy of the Commission document (15123/18) presented to the Council is available on this site. See also: EU: 19 December 2018 CONTAMINANTS - Follow-up to the fipronil incident: state of play of implementation.

October 2018 Stakeholder update on rapidly developing policy on food contaminants.

Issued by the Food Standards Agency reporting on EU discussions on various food contaminants. A copy of the pdf file is available on this site. See also: EU: 23 October 2018 CONTAMINANTS - October 2018 Stakeholder update on rapidly developing policy on food contaminants

July 2018 Stakeholder update on rapidly developing policy on food contaminants

Issued by the Food Standards Agency reporting on EU discussions on various food contaminants. A copy of the pdf file is available on this site. See also: 9 July 2018 CONTAMINANTS - July 2018 Stakeholder update on rapidly developing policy on food contaminants

Draft Report - Post Implementation Review: The Contaminants in Food (England) Regulations 2013

A copy of this document is available on this site. See also: UK: 7 February 2018 CONTAMINANTS - Post implementation review of the Contaminants in Food (England) Regulations 2013

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

Expert Committee on Pesticide Residues in Food (PRiF): Annual Report for 2017

A copy of this report is available on the government website. See also: 19 July 2018 CONTAMINANTS - Expert Committee on Pesticide Residues in Food (PRiF): Annual Report for 2017

Report of the 24th Session of the Codex Committee on Residues of Veterinary Drugs in Food

A copy of the report can be downloaded from the Codex website. See also: 27 April 2018 CODEX - Codex Committee on Residues of Veterinary Drugs in Food (24th Session)

Report of the 50th Session of the Codex Committee on Pesticide Residues

A copy of the report can be downloaded from the Codex website. See also: 14 April 2018 CODEX - Codex Committee on Pesticide Residues (50th Session)

Recommendation for a Council Decision authorising the opening of negotiations on an agreement with the United States of America regarding the importation of beef from animals not treated with certain growth-promoting hormones with the purpose of establishing country-allocation of the tariff-rate quota for hormone-free beef within the current revised Memorandum of Understanding

A copy of the document is available on this site. See also: EU: 27 March 2018 VETERINARY RESIDUES - Negotiation mandate for revising an agreement with the US on the import of hormone-free beef

EP Briefing: Authorisation of pesticides in the EU - with a focus on glyphosate

A background paper provided by the European Parliament. It is available on the EP website. See also: EU: 6 February 2018 PESTICIDES – European Parliament sets up special committee on EU authorisation process

MEAT / FISH (including their products and aquaculture products

A Review of Meat Cutting Plants and Cold Stores: Final report

A copy of the report is available on this site (click on image). Also available is a copy of the related FSA Board Paper for discussion by the Board on the 17th October 2018 - see Meat Review - Board Paper. See also: UK: 11 October 2018 MEAT HYGIENE - Review of UK meat processing identifies improvements

FSA Consultation: The Operational Policy for the approval of meat establishments undertaken by the FSA

A copy of the consultation document is available on this site. See also: 28 June 2018 MEAT HYGIENE - The Operational Policy for the approval of meat establishments undertaken by the FSA

Proposal for a REGULATION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL amending Council Regulation (EC) No 1224/2009, and amending Council Regulations (EC) No 768/2005, (EC) No 1967/2006, (EC) No 1005/2008, and Regulation (EU) No 2016/1139 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards fisheries control

A copy of the full proposal can be found on the EU website but see additional document: Annex. See also: 30 May 2018 FISH - Common Fisheries Policy: Commission proposes new rules to step up enforcement

Labelling and Traceability of Fish and Fishery Products, FSA Enforcement Letter (ENF/E/18/015)

A copy of this letter is available on this site. See also: UK: 15 February 2018 FISH - Labelling and Traceability of Fish and Fishery Products

Evaluation and fitness check roadmap - Evaluation of the marketing standards framework for fishery and aquaculture products

A copy of the document is available on this site. See also: EU: 31 January 2018 FISHERY PRODUCTS - Commission consultation: Evaluation of the marketing standards framework for fishery and aquaculture products

Commission Regulation on alignment of the BSE and TSE attestation in certificates for the import of animal by-products

A copy of the document is available on this site (click on image). Also available as a separate document is the very detailed proposed new Annexes. See: Annex proposals. See also: EU: 23 January 2018 MEAT - Commission Consultation: Commission Regulation on alignment of the BSE and TSE attestation in certificates for the import of animal by-products

WINE

COMMISSION DELEGATED REGULATION (EU) …/... of XXX supplementing Regulation (EU) No 1308/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards wine-growing areas where the alcoholic strength may be increased, authorised oenological practices and restrictions applicable to the production and conservation of grapevine products, the minimum percentage of alcohol for by-products and their disposal, and publication of OIV files, and amending Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2018/273 as regards the importation of wine originating in Canada and exempting retailers of holding an inward and outward register

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: Oenological Practices (Del) - Annex. For more details, see the consultation page at: https://ec.europa.eu/info/law/better-regulation/initiatives/ares-2018-6604117_en. Consultation closes 18 January 2019. See also: EU: 21 December 2018 HYGIENE - Commission Consultation: Oenological practices authorised in the European Union (delegated rules)

COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) …/... of XXX laying down rules for the application of Regulation (EU) No 1308/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards analysis methods for determining the physical, chemical and organoleptic characteristics of grapevine products and notifications of Member States decisions concerning increases in natural alcoholic strength

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: Oenological Practices (Imp) - Annex. For more details, see the consultation page at: hhttps://ec.europa.eu/info/law/better-regulation/initiatives/ares-2018-6604155_en. Consultation closes 18 January 2019. See also: EU: 21 December 2018 WINE – Commission Consultation: Oenological practices authorised in the European Union (implementing rules)

MISCELLANEOUS OTHER FOODS

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)

Draft Commission Delegated Regulation amending Implementing Regulation (EU) No 29/2012 as regards the requirements for certain indications on the labelling of olive oil

A copy of the document is available on this site. See also: EU: 1 March 2018 OLIVE OIL - Commission consultation: Certain indications on the labelling of olive oil

GM / NOVEL FOODS

A Scientific Perspective on the Regulatory Status of Products Derived from Gene Editing and the Implications  for the GMO Directive

A copy of this document can be downloaded from the Commission's site. See also: EU: 13 November 2018 GMOs - Commission’s Chief Scientific Advisors publish statement on the regulation of gene editing

Post Implementation Review of The Specified Products from China (Restriction on First Placing on the Market) (England) Regulations 2012 and The Specified Products from China (Restriction on First Placing on the Market) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2013

A copy of this document is available on this site. See also: 14 May 2018 GMOs - Post Implementation Review of The Specified Products from China (Restriction on First Placing on the Market) (England) Regulations 2012

Administrative guidance on the submission of applications for authorisation of a novel food pursuant to Article 10 of Regulation (EU) 2015/2283

A copy of the guidance can be downloaded from Wiley online publications. See also: EU: 16 February 2018 NOVEL FOODS - Novel food applications: new administrative guidance for applicants

ORGANIC FOODS

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

Commission Draft Implementing Regulation: .. amending Regulation (EC) No 889/2008 laying down detailed rules for the implementation of Council Regulation (EC) No 834/2007 on organic production and labelling of organic products with regard to organic production, labelling and control

For a copy of the draft regulation text, click on the image. For a copy of the draft Annexes, click here. See also: 25 June 2018 ORGANIC FOOD - Commission draft implementing regulation: Modification and extension of current rules on organic production

Background paper: Organic Food in the EU

This paper can be downloaded from the Court of Auditors website. See also: EU: 22 February 2018 ORGANIC FOOD - Court of Auditors Background Paper: Organic Food in the EU

CONTACT MATERIALS

The Proposed Materials and Articles in Contact with Food (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2018

A copy of the consultation document is available on this site. See also: UK: 9 April 2018 CONTACT MATERIALS - FSA Consultation: Proposed The Materials and Articles in Contact with Food (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2018

Evaluation and fitness check roadmap: Evaluation of Food Contact Materials (FCM)

A copy of the document is available on this site. See also: EU: 28 November 2017 CONTACT MATERIALS - Commission consultation: Evaluation and fitness check roadmap: Evaluation of Food Contact Materials (FCM)

FOOD QUALITY / FOOD FRAUD

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

DEFRA Consultation: Consultation on improved enforcement of the Protected Food Name Scheme

A copy of the consultation document is available on this site. See also: UK: 5 October 2018 PROTECTED DESIGNATIONS - Consultation on improved enforcement of the Protected Food Name Scheme

Geographical Indications Consultation on establishing UK Geographical Indications (GI) schemes after EU Exit

A copy of the consultation document is available on this site. See also: UK: 5 October 2018 PROTECTED DESIGNATIONS - Consultation on improved enforcement of the Protected Food Name Scheme

Framework for selecting and testing of food products to assess quality related characteristics:  EU harmonised testing methodology

A copy of the document is available on the Commission's site. See also: 14 June 2018 QUALITY - Dual quality of food: European Commission releases common testing methodology

Strengthening sustainable food systems through geographical indications An analysis of economic impacts

A copy of the report is available on the FAO website. See also: 26 April 2018 GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATIONS - Origin labelling of food a boost for local economies and sustainable development

The EU Food Fraud Network and the System for Administrative Assistance & Food Fraud - Annual Report 2017

A copy of this report is available on this site. See also: 8 March 2018 FRAUD - The EU Food Fraud Network and the System for Administrative Assistance & Food Fraud - Annual Report 2017

COM(2017) 743 - REPORT FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND THE COUNCIL on the exercise of the power to adopt delegated acts conferred on the Commission pursuant to Regulation (EU) No 1151/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21 November 2012 on quality schemes for agricultural products and foodstuffs

This report is available on the Eur-Lex website.

ANTI-MICROBIAL RESISTENCE

Report of the Sixth Session of the Codex Ad Hoc Intergovernmental Task Force on Antimicrobial Resistance

A copy of the report can be downloaded from the Codex website. See also: INT: 14 December 2018 CODEX - Codex Ad Hoc Intergovernmental Task Force on Antimicrobial Resistance (6th Session)

Report of the Fifth Session of the Codex Ad Hoc Intergovernmental Task Force on Antimicrobial Resistance

A copy of the report can be downloaded from the Codex website. See also: INT: 1 December 2017 CODEX - Codex Ad Hoc Intergovernmental Task Force on Antimicrobial Resistance (5th Session)

BREXIT

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.

Court of Justice Press Release: The United Kingdom is free to revoke unilaterally the notification of its intention to withdraw from

A copy of the Press Release is available on this site. See also: EU: 10 December 2018 BREXIT - The United Kingdom is free to revoke unilaterally the notification of its intention to withdraw from the EU

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

A copy of the consultation document is available on this site (click on image). See also: UK: 3 December 2018 BREXIT / CLAIMS – DHSC Consultation: The Nutrition (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018

Provided uder the Open Government Licence. The original documents can be accessed from: LINK

FRC Food Brexit Briefing - Why Local Authorities should prepare Food Brexit Plans

A copy of this report is available on this site. See also: UK: 30 November 2018 BREXIT - Councils advised to set up ‘food resilience teams’ to prepare for Brexit

Brexit Negotiations: What is in the Withdrawal Agreement - Questions and Answer

A copy of the full 'Memo' is available on this site. See also: EU: 14 November 2018 BREXIT / PROTECTED DESIGNATIONS - Brexit Negotiations: What is in the Withdrawal Agreement

Draft Official Controls (Animals, Feed and Food) (England) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018

This draft SI has been published by DEFRA. Comments are requied by 13 November when 'sifting' is completed. An Explanatory Memorandum is aslo available. See also: UK: 1 November 2018 BREXIT - Draft Official Controls (Animals, Feed and Food) (England) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018

FSA Consultation: Proposed Approach to Retained EU Law for Food and Feed Safety and Hygiene

A copy of this document is available on this site. See also: UK: 4 September 2018 BREXIT – FSA Consultation: Proposed Approach to Retained EU Law for Food and Feed Safety and Hygiene

Communication from the Commission: Preparing for the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union on 30 March 2019

A copy of this document is available on this site. Note that this document has the reference COM(2018)556 and can be seen in the standard ComDoc format on the EurLex site - see: Brexit Communication See also Communication Annex. See also: 19 July 2018 BREXIT - European Commission publishes Communication on preparing for the UK's withdrawal from the EU

An update on the Food Standards Agency’s preparations for the UK’s exit from the European Union

This is a paper prepared for the June 2018 meeting of the FSA Board. A copy of the paper is available on this site. A supporting document on the consumer perceptions of Brexit was provided as a appendix to the report. A copy is available - see: Citizen's Views - January 2018 See also: 6 June 2018 BREXIT - An update on the Food Standards Agency’s preparations for the UK’s exit from the European Union

Rules of origin in an EU-UK FTA - A 'hidden hard Brexit' for food and drink exporters?

A copy of this report published by the Food and Drink Federation is available on this site. See also: UK: 16 March 2018 BREXIT - Rules of origin: Food and drink sector faces hidden hard Brexit

"Brexit: Trade in Food' by the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee

A copy of the report can be downloaded from the Parliamentary Publications website. See also: UK: 18 February 2018 BREXIT - FDF response to EFRA Committee report - Brexit: Trade in Food

Notice To Stakeholders: Withdrawal of the United Kingdom and EU Food Law

A copy of this Notice is available on this site. See also: EU: 1 February 2018 BREXIT - Notice To Stakeholders: Withdrawal of the United Kingdom and EU Food Law

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

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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COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) …/… of XXX providing derogations from Article 1(3) of Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council on nutrition and health claims made on food for the use of certain generic descriptor

This is the draft of a regulation submitted to the Council for consideration. However it is also necessary to see the Annex which was provided in a separate document - see: Draft Annex. See also: EU: 19 December 2018 CLAIMS – Council discussions: Derogations for the use of certain generic descriptors

House of Commons Science and Technology Committee Report: Energy drinks and children

The fullreport can be downloaded from the Parliament website, See also: UK: 4 December 2018 LABELLING / NUTRITION - House of Commons Science and Technology Committee Report: Energy drinks and children

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

A copy of the consultation document is available on this site (click on image). See also: UK: 3 December 2018 BREXIT / CLAIMS – DHSC Consultation: The Nutrition (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018

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Report of the 40th Session of the Codex Committee on Nutrition and Foods for Special Dietary Uses

A copy of the report can be downloaded from the Codex website (click on image). See also: INT: 30 November 2018 CODEX - Codex Committee on Nutrition and Foods for Special Dietary Uses (40th Session)

Commission Draft - Commission Regulation amending Annex III to Regulation (EC) No 1925/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards trans fat, other than trans fat naturally occurring in animal fat, in foods intended for the final consumer

A copy of the draft Regulation is available on this site. See also: EU: 4 October 2018 NUTRITION - Industrial trans fats in foods – setting a legal limit and also: EU: 5 October 2018 NUTRITION - Food: further steps taken to cutting down presence of fatty acids

DHSC Consultation on mandating calorie labelling in the out-of-home sector

A copy of the consultation document is available on this site. For more details, see: https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/calorie-labelling-for-food-and-drink-served-outside-of-the-home. See also: UK: 14 September 2018 NUTRITION / LABELLING - Consultation: Calorie labelling for food and drink served outside of the home

DHSC Consultation: Ending the sale of energy drinks to children

A copy of this document is available on this site. See also: UK: 30 August 2018 ENERGY DRINKS - DHSC Consultation: Ending the sale of energy drinks to children

Childhood obesity: a plan for action - Chapter 2

A copy of the full publication is available on the Department of Health pages. See also: 25 June 2018 NUTRITION / LABELLING - Childhood obesity: a plan for action - Chapter 2

FACTSHEET: Nutrient Profiles - Its time to stop dodgy claims.

A copy of a BEUC Factsheet from January 2018 is available on this site.

Report of the 39th Session of the Codex Committee on Nutrition and Foods for Special Dietary Uses

A copy of the report can be downloaded from the Codex website. See also related news item: INT: 8 December 2017 CODEX - Codex Committee on Nutrition and Foods for Special Dietary Uses (39th Session)

OFFICIAL CONTROLS

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

FSA Local Authority Letter: Regulating our Future (ROF) - change expectations for local authorities for 2019-2020

A copy of the full document is available on this site. See also: UK: 17 December 2018 ENFORCEMENT - Regulating our Future (ROF) - change expectations for local authorities for 2019-2020. Update on the outcome of the consultation on the Food Law Code of Practice

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Health and Food Audits and Analysis Programme 2019

A copy of the programme is available on this site. See also: EU: 17 December 2018 AUDITS - DG Health and Food Safety publishes its Programme of Audits and Analysis for 2019

FSA: Food Standards Delivery Review - Report of Findings

A copy of this report is available on this site. See also: UK: 22 November 2018 ENFORCEMENT - Publication of review of Food Standards delivery

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Consultation document: COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION (EU) establishing a general plan for crisis management in the field of the safety of food and feed

The Commission has issued a consultation on a draft decision (click on image). See also the related Annex. For more details see: https://ec.europa.eu/info/law/better-regulation/initiatives/ares-2018-4534677_en. The consultation closes on 26 November 2018. See also: EU: 29 October 2018 OFFICIAL CONTROLS - Commission consultation: Rules on a crisis management plan for food and animal feed

Regulating our Future: Changing food regulation: what we’ve done, where we go next

A copy of the paper is available on this site. See also: UK: 24 October 2018 OFFICIAL CONTROLS - FSA Paper: Changing food regulation: what we’ve done, where we go next

Consultation document: COMMISSION DELEGATED REGULATION amending Regulation (EU) 2017/625 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the categories of consignments to be subjected to official controls at border control posts

The Commission has issued a consultation on a draft regulation on this topic. See also: EU: 12 October 2018 OFFICIAL CONTROLS - Commission consultation: Consignments subject to border control checks - additional categories

Commission Implementing Regulation establishing lists of third countries or regions thereof authorised for the entry into the European Union of certain animals and goods intended for human consumption

A copy of the draft Regulation is available on this site. A copy of the draft Annex is also available. See also: EU: 9 October 2018 OFFICIAL CONTROLS - Commission consultation: New lists of non-EU countries authorised to import animal products

Commission Delegated Regulation supplementing Regulation (EU) 2017/625 of the European Parliament and of the Council with regard to requirements to be respected by consignments of certain animals and goods intended for human consumption entering the Union

A copy of the draft Regulation is available on this site. See also: EU: 9 October 2018 OFFICIAL CONTROLS - Commission consultation: New rules on food imported from non-EU countries

Commission consultation: Practical arrangements for official controls of food of animal origin

A copy of the draft regulation is available on this site. See also the separate document containing the proposed Annex: Draft Annexes. See also: EU: 27 September 2018 OFFICIAL CONTROLS - Commission consultation: Practical arrangements for official controls of food of animal origin

Commission consultation: Establishing specific rules for official controls on meat & live bivalve mollusc production and relaying area

A copy of the full consultation document is available on this site). See also the separate document containing the proposed Annex: Draft Annexes. See also: EU: 27 September 2018 OFFICIAL CONTROLS - Commission consultation: Establishing specific rules for official controls on meat & live bivalve mollusc production and relaying area

Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF) Annual Report 2017

A copy of this report is available on this site. See also: EU: 25 September 2018 RASFF - Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF) annual report: record exchange of information helped to trace and remove affected products from the market

REPORT FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND THE COUNCIL On the overall operation of official controls performed in Member States (2014-2016) to ensure the verification of compliance with food and feed law, animal health and welfare rules COM/2018/627 final

A copy of the report is available on this site. See also the related Commission Staff Working Documen. See also: EU: 21 September 2018 OFFICIAL CONTROLS - Commission report and staff working document on official controls regarding compliance with feed and food law, animal health and welfare rules in Member States

Annual report on local authority food law enforcement - For England, Northern Ireland and Wales: 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018

A copy of this report is available on this site. For more details and to access the supporting data, see: https://www.food.gov.uk/about-us/local-authorities#monitoring-local-authority-activity. See also: UK: 13 September 2018 ENFORCEMEN T - FSA publishes local authority food law enforcement information

2017 UK Annual Report - Progress towards implementation of the Multi-Annual National Control Plan for the United Kingdom

A copy of the full document is available on this site. See also: UK: 30 August 2018 OFFICIAL CONTROL - 2017 Annual Report on UK Multi-Annual National Control Plan published

FSA Consultation: Food Law Code of Practice consultation pack 2018

A copy of this document is available on this site (click on image). The FSA has also provided the following (which can be downloaded from the FSA website using the links):

See also: 5 July 2018 ENFORCEMENT – FSA Consultation: Regulating Our Future- Amendments to the Food Law Code of Practice (England)

Mid-Point Programme Report – Regulating Our Future

This is a paper prepared for the June 2018 meeting of the FSA Board. A copy of the report is available on this site. A second document (Appendix 2) is also available. See: Milestones Chart See also: 6 June 2018 ENFORCECMENT – FSA Board Paper: Mid-Point Programme Report – Regulating Our Future

Report of the 39th 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: 11 May 2018 CODEX - Codex Committee on Methods of Analysis and Sampling (39th Session)

Multi-Annual National Control Plan for the United Kingdom - April 2013 to March 2019 (Revised March 2018)

A revised version of this document was published by the FSA on the 20th March 2018. A copy is available on this site.

National Coordinated Food Standards Sampling Programme 2016-17 Summary of Findings

A copy can be downloaded from the FSA site. See also: UK: 1 March 2018 ENFORCEMENT - National Co-ordinated Food Standards Sampling programme 2016/17 summary report

Consultation pack: Post implementation review of the Food Safety (Sampling & Qualifications) (England) Regulations 2013

A copy of this document is available on this site. See also: UK: 5 February 2018 ENFORCEMENT - Post implementation review of the Food Safety (Sampling & Qualifications) (England) Regulations 2013

Final report of a fact-finding mission carried out in the United Kingdom from 04 October 2017 to 12 October 2017 in order to gather information concerning synergies of official controls with food business operators' own-checks and third party certification schemes

This report has been published by the Commission's Health and Food Audits and Analysis Unit. It can be downloaded from their site. See also: UK: 2 February 2018 OFFICIAL CONTROLS - Report on Fact Finding Mission to the Unitied Kingdom to Assess Synergies of Official Controls

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

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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Food and feed law: legislation review (July to September 2018)  - Quarterly report providing information and updates on UK food and feed law and related scientific and regulatory issues

A copy of this report is available from the Government website. See also: UK: 26 November 2018 LEGISLATION - Food and feed law: legislation review (July to September 2018)

Food and feed law: legislation review (April - June 2018)  - Quarterly report providing information and updates on UK food and feed law and related scientific and regulatory issues

A copy of this report is available on this site. See also: UK: 27 September 2018 LEGISLATION - Food and feed law: legislation review (April to June 2018)

Understanding Codex

A copy of the English language version of the booklet is available on this site. For other languages, see the news item on the Codex pages: http://www.fao.org/fao-who-codexalimentarius/news-and-events/news-details/en/c/1152769/. See also: INT: 13 September 2018 CODEX - New edition of ‘Understanding Codex’ now available

3rd Independent External Evaluation of EFSA 2011-2016 - Final Report

A copy of the report is available on the EFSA website. Also available are the Appendices to the report: 3rd EFSA Evaluation - Appendices. See also: EU: 23 August 2018 EFSA - Third external evaluation of EFSA – progress made, recommendations for improvement

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

A copy of this document is available on this site. See also: 25 July 2018 LEGISLATION - Food and feed law: legislation review (January to March 2018)

Report of the CODEX ALIMENTARIUS COMMISSION Forty-first Session

This document is available on the Codex website. See also:: 2-6 July 2018 CODEX – Executive Summary of the 41st Session of the Codex Alimentarius Commission

Food Standards Agency Westminster Annual Report and Accounts 2017/18

A copy of the report is available on this site. See also: 28 June 2018 FSA publishes its Annual Report and Accounts for 2017/18

Closing the Trust Gap Between Consumers and the EU Food Regulatory System

BEUC’s view on the Commission’s proposal on the transparency and sustainability of the EU risk assessment in the food chain.

A copy of this publication is available on this site. See also: EU: 20 June 2018 RISK ASSESSMENT - BEUC Publication: Closing the Trust Gap Between Consumers and the EU Food Regulatory System

COM(2018) 173 - Proposal for a DIRECTIVE OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL on unfair trading practices in business-to-business relationships in the food supply chain

A copy of this document is available on this site. See also: EU: 11 April 2018 DUAL QUALITY - A New Deal for Consumers: Commission strengthens EU consumer rights and enforcement

COM(2018) 179 - Proposal for a REGULATION OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL on the transparency and sustainability of the EU risk assessment in the food chain amending Regulation (EC) No 178/2002 [on general food law], ….

A copy of this document is available on this site. For related news item, see: EU: 11 April 2018 RISK ASSESSMENT - Commission acts to boost trust in scientific studies on food safety. Also available are three related documents:

Food and feed law: Compendium of UK food and feed legislation with associated context and changes during October - December 2017

A copy of this document is available on this site. See also: 12 March 2018 LEGISLATION - Food and feed law: legislation review (October to December 2017)

Catalogue of Instruments Available to WTO Members to Manage SPS Issues

A copy of the 'Catalogue' is available on this site. See also: INT: 6 March 2018 WTO - SPS Meeting: Members adopt catalogue of instruments for managing food safety, animal, plant health issues

Commission Staff Working Document - Refit Evaluation of the General Food law (Regulation (EC) No 178/2002)

A copy of this document is available on this site. See also: EU: 15 January 2018 GENERAL FOOD LAW – Results of the Fitness Check (REFIT) on the General Food Law Regulation (Regulation (EC) No 178/2002)

Food and feed law: Compendium of UK food and feed legislation with associated context and changes during July – September 2017

A copy of this document from the Government Chemist is available on this site. See also: UK: 19 December 2017 Food and feed law: legislation review (July to September 2017)

Draft Commission Roadmap: Transparency and sustainability of the EU risk assessment model in the food chain

A copy of the document is available on this site. For related news item, see: EU: 20 December 2017 GENERAL FOOD LAW - Draft Commission Roadmap: Transparency and sustainability of the EU risk assessment model in the food chain


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