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FSA publishes refreshed Wild Game Guidance

The Food Standards Agency’s (FSA’s) Wild Game Guidance has been revised following public consultation and a need to provide clarification on retained EU regulations.

Update for businesses on CBD novel food applications

The FSA has issued a provisional list of CBD products on sale in England and Wales that can remain on the market because an application for safety assessment has been submitted to the FSA. These applications are making initial progress through the novel foods authorisation process and can therefore remain on sale until a decision on their authorisation has been made.


Business guidance

Vineyard categorisations

The involvement of the FSA in your vineyard varies, depending on the category your vineyard is placed under. 

CBD products linked to novel food applications

The list of CBD food products on sale in England and Wales which have a credible application for authorisation with the FSA. We are advising that products not on the list should be removed from sale.

Shellfish classification

How production areas are classified, the method of treatment and how to apply for classification.

Food brokers

This helps brokers understand their obligations under food law including the need to register as a food business.

Animal feed legislation

Legislation on animal feed applies to a wide range of animal feed businesses and activities. This page contains further guidance on key legislation affecting businesses involved with animal feed.

Pet food

We are responsible for animal feed legislation which covers the manufacture of feed for non-food producing animals including pet food and pet treats.

Animal feed additives

Requirements for the authorisation and marketing of feed additives, and a list of feed additives under withdrawal.