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

The Food Standards Agency welcomes stakeholders’ views on proposed revisions to the current Operational Policy used for the approval of meat establishments. The changes have been proposed by both industry and the FSA on the governance arrangements for decision making and improving transparency in the processes implemented by the FSA.

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Consultation target audience 

Slaughterhouses, Cutting Plants, Approved Game Handling Establishments, Food Business Operators (FBO’s), Local Authorities, Service Delivery Partners.

What is the subject of this consultation?

We are conducting a revision of the current Operational Policy. Changes have been proposed by both Industry and the FSA on the governance arrangements for decision making and improving transparency in the processes implemented by the FSA.

What is the purpose of this consultation?

To seek views on the revisions made to the policy document to reflect several changes in policy and procedure which have yet to be incorporated since it was last published in August 2015.

Consultation document 

Comments and views 

Responses to this consultation should be sent to the following addresses by 20 September 2018.

Email: Approvals@food.gov.uk

 

Postal address:FSA Approvals and Registration

FSA Approvals and Registration

Food Standards Agency

Clive House,

70 Petty France,

London

SW1H 9EX