The current Code of Practice for England came into force on 7 April 2015. Details of the main changes are available.
Changes published in 2015
The changes to the Code published in April 2015 included:
Revised arrangements for food establishment registration and inspection of mobile food establishments, ships and aircrafts.
Revised competency and qualification requirement for authorised officers.
The Food Law Code of Practice can be accessed in a web-based format (see below). Authorities are advised to refer to this online version of the Code to ensure they have the most up-to-date guidance.
The Food Law Code of Practice in PDF format can be found towards the end of this page.
Please note that the changes are being underpinned by a revision to the supporting Food Law Practice Guidance, which is currently being revised and therefore yet not published.
If you have any suggestions on how the FSA can improve the functionality of these pages, please email us at CodeReviewResponses@foodstandards.gsi.gov.uk. We are keen to develop this format to suit your needs. If you have any queries about the content of the Code of Practice, please contact:
Code of Practice and Guidance Team
Local Delivery Division
1st floor, Aviation House
London, WC2B 6NH
tel: 020 7276 8206 email: firstname.lastname@example.org