Food Safety

30 Apr 2018

Leaving the EU: Food Safety overview.

A new House of Lords library briefing provides an overview of food safety law in the UK, and the bodies involved in overseeing and regulating food safety. It then examines the possible implications of the UK’s departure from the EU fo...

29 Mar 2018

Soft Drinks Industry Levy - 6th April 2018

On the 6th April 2018 the new soft drinks industry levy will take effect.Drinks which will be effected include drinks which meet the following conditions:it has a content of 1.2% alcohol by volume or lessit’s either ready to drink, o...

11 Oct 2017

Food Standards Agency - New advice on eating runny eggs

The Food Standards Agency has today announced a change to its advice about eating eggs - infants, children, pregnant women and elderly people can now safely eat raw or lightly cooked eggs that are produced under the British Lion Code of Practice. ...

19 Sep 2017

FSA publishes food law enforcement data

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has just published official statistics on food law enforcement by local authorities for the year 2016/17. The information provided by local authorities and compiled by the FSA, gives a detailed breakdown of enforcem...

18 Sep 2017

Where does the "buck" stop for Food Safety Regulations? Reviewing your systems for the new regime.

With the new blueprint for regulation of food safety published this summer,   it  is more important than ever, that your regulatory safety systems are in order.For both The Food Standards Agency ( FSA)  and Food Standards Sco...

15 Sep 2017

New labeling advice published by Portman Group

On Tuesday (12th September) the Portman group published revised Guidance to drinks producers on communicating alcohol and health-related information to consumers across multiple channels, including on-pack and online.The new Guidance supersedes ...