Food Law News - EU - 2008

FSA Rapidly Developing Policy Update, 15 July 2008

OFFICIAL CONTROLS – FSA July 2008 update on Official Controls – includes draft EU ‘high risk' foods regulation

This is an update on the development of the European Commission proposals for implementing rules under Regulation 882/2004 on official controls for import controls for 'high-risk' feed and food of non-animal origin.

It seeks views on the UK position on the main issues and the latest draft list of ‘high risk' products subject to the proposed rules and information to assist in the assessment of the likely costs and benefits for enforcement bodies, businesses and consumers arising from the measures proposed. Comments are invited by 15 August 2008.

A copy of the update document is available on this site - see: July 2008 Update - Official Controls. Note that the draft EU regulation can be found on page 19 (Appendix 3) of the document.

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