Environmental health law is a wide-ranging, detailed and complex body of law within the UK. Environmental Health Procedures is an established and essential reference source which provides an accessible entry into enforcement and administrative procedures for environmental health.
The FSA has launch a new web tool called MyHACCP that offers free step-by-step online guidance to food manufacturing and other food businesses on how to make sure they have got effective HACCP-based controls.
Guidance on the provision of food in a village hall, or other community setting, has been published. The guidance, which is aimed at community and charity groups and local authorities in England, should help clarify which food operations carried out in these venues require registration.
Recommendations on the transparent use of risk assessment in decisions on food safety have been welcomed by the Food Standards Agency.
No business continuity plan is complete without serious consideration given to how and what to communicate in the event of an incident or disruption. But how can you be sure that you will be able to communicate appropriately when the unexpected occurs?
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has today published the third edition of the Q&A on its guidance document E.coli O157: control of cross-contamination. This new version of the Q&A addresses a number of issues that have arisen since the publication of the second edition in November 2011.