The Food Standards Agency welcomes stakeholders’ views on the proposed update of The Materials and Articles in Contact with Food (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2018 ('the proposed Regulations'). This amendment will replace the Materials and Articles in Contact with Food (England) Regulations 2012 ('the 2012 Regulations')
Consultation seeks views on proposals to allow, under certain criteria to ensure strict separation, the commercial production of pet food from animal by-products in businesses also producing food for human consumption.
We are carrying out a four-week consultation on a post implementation review (PIR) of Food Safety (Sampling & Qualifications) (England) Regulations 2013. Details of the review are available in a draft PIR report.
The draft Materials and Articles in Contact with Food (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2017 would amend the Materials and Articles in Contact with Food (Wales) Regulations 2012 to provide for the execution and enforcement, in Wales, of Commission Regulation 10/2011 on plastic materials and articles intended to come into contact with food as recently amended by Commission.
In July 2015, the Food Standard Agency’s (FSA) Board concluded in its recommendations review on raw drinking milk. One for the recommendations was that risk communication, particularly to vulnerable groups, should be improved and this should include revisions to labelling requirements in England and Northern Ireland to mirror that already used in Wales.