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Novel Foods (Wales) Regulations 2017

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.
3 April 2017

Views wanted on novel food applications

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.
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27 March 2017

The Food Information (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2016

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.
31 March 2016

Sprouts and seeds intended for sprouting: question and answer guidance

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.
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30 September 2015

Priorities for the 2016-17 National Coordinated Sampling Programme

We are inviting recommendations for priorities for the 2016-17 National Coordinated Sampling Programme. Since 2003 the FSA has made grants available to UK enforcement authorities to supplement their own targeted, risk-based sampling activities.
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9 September 2015

National coordinated food sampling programme: partnership between ourselves and NTS

The Food Standards Agency and National Trading Standards (NTS) have agreed in principle to set up a partnership for the delivery of the national coordinated food sampling programme covering food standards issues. This builds on the successful delivery of the feed surveillance programme by the NTS in 2014/15. Local authorities may already have seen the message from NTS on this dated 18 June.
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25 July 2015