The following topics have recently been discussed at European Commission working group meetings on agricultural contaminants and industrial and environmental contaminants as well at Standing Committee.
We welcome stakeholder views on proposed changes to the provision of allergen information on food prepacked for direct sale. This consultation is jointly developed by the Food Standards Agency in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, Food Standards Scotland, DEFRA and the Department for Health and Social Care.
This consultation proposes the removal of the supplementary discount for poultry slaughterhouse Food Business Operators with Plant Inspection Assistant systems and an adjustment to the core meat industry discount to mitigate any impact.
The purpose of this consultation is to seek stakeholder views on the success of the consolidation, if there have been any significant impacts, if it has provided adequate consumer protection and if the civil sanctions introduced through this instrument have been appropriate and proportionate.