Food Law News - UK - 2013

DEFRA News Item, 12 December 2013

ADMINISTRATION - Interim report of the Elliott Review into the integrity and assurance of food supply networks

A copy of the Interim Report is available on this site. See: Interim report of the Elliott Review

This interim report sets out the current weaknesses of supply chain networks in the UK (ahead of the final report to be published in spring 2014), and suggests measures that can be taken to address them.

Professor Chris Elliott, Professor of Food Safety and Director of the Institute for Global Food Security at Queen’s University Belfast, was asked by the Secretaries of State for Defra and Health to carry out this independent review of Britain’s food system in the light of the recent horsemeat fraud earlier in 2013.

The interim report suggests a systems-based approach to tackling food fraud, recommending a system where:

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