Summary of each issue discussed at European Commission working group meetings
Authorisation of the use of alternative systems for the disinfection of cutting tools in abattoirs and game handling establishments
Consultation seeks views on the authorisation of the use of alternative systems for the disinfection of cutting tools in abattoirs and game handling establishments.
This consultation seeks comments on proposals to amend and update the Food Law Code of Practice.
The Natural Mineral Water, Spring Water and Bottled Drinking Water (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2017
The FSA is seeking comments on the proposed regulations to amend the The Natural Mineral Water, Spring Water, and Bottled Drinking Water (Wales) Regulations 2015.
This consultation seeks views on the enforcement of rules relating to novel foods for food businesses in Wales. The aim is to ensure effective, consistent and proportionate enforcement of the new novel foods Regulation (EU) 2015/2283. The updated rules take account of operational experience of the current legislation, technical and scientific advances, and changes in other areas of food law.
Two companies have applied for approval to market their novel food products in the EU under the Novel Food Regulation (EC) 258/97. Views are wanted on the two applications to inform the assessment of these products.
Draft Welsh Regulations are needed to enforce Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 828/2014, which sets out the requirements of information to be provided to consumers on the absence or reduced presence of gluten in food.
This consultation seeks stakeholders' views on the proposed Animal Feed (Composition, Marketing and Use) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2016.
Dealing with unacceptable behaviour by food business operators, and the withdrawal of inspection and veterinary services
We are seeking key stakeholders’ opinions on our proposed policy which sets out how we, the competent authority, will deal with unacceptable behaviour by food business operators and specifically the withdrawal of inspection and veterinary services from approved slaughterhouses and cutting plant premises.
We are seeking views on guidance for local authorities and for food business operators that produce sprouts and seeds intended for sprouting. We have developed the guidance, which is in question and answer format, following the introduction of measures to enhance controls following the 2011 outbreak of E.coli O104:H4 in Germany and France.