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Food Law News - UK - 2016
FSA News Item, 7 September 2016
INTERNET SHOPPING - Views wanted on safety guidance for food sold over the internet
The FSA has produced a number of draft guidance products designed to increase the safety of food sold over the internet. We welcome your feedback before they are formally launched. The feedback period will be open until Friday 14 October 2016. Publications cover consumer advice for buying food online, advice to businesses selling food online, guidance for local authorities and Q&A.
- Advice for buying food online – This guidance is aimed at consumers; giving practical advice about how to purchase food online safely.
- Advice to businesses selling food online – This guide will support businesses who sell food online by giving safety advice and by outlining how to comply with the law.
- Selling and buying food online: questions and answers – This document supports the advice to businesses by giving further information and answering common questions.
- Food sold online - guidance for local authorities – This document will support Trading Standards and Environmental Health Officers when working with food sold over the internet.
Deadline for feedback
If you would like to provide feedback on these products, please contact Sharon Nandhra via email at Sharon.Nandhra@foodstandards.gsi.gov.uk by Friday 14 October 2016.
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