The Food Standards Agency is updating its guidance on managing interests and any conflicts of interest for the FSA’s external scientific advisers. This document has been developed to meet a recommendation of the “Triennial review of six FSA Scientific Advisory Committees” (2016).
Views wanted on review of two exemptions currently under the Food Safety and Hygiene (England) Regulations 2013
We are carrying out routine non-statutory reviews of two exemptions currently set down in the Food Safety and Hygiene (England) Regulations 2013. The reviews are part of the Government’s commitment to review provisions in secondary legislation that regulate businesses.
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.