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Leaving the EU has had a profound effect on the exportation of 'just-in-time' short shelf-life food, says CFA director Karin Goodburn

Chilled Food Association and vets battle Brexit red tape

By Rod Addy

The Chilled Food Association (CFA) is supporting vets battling the rising tide of costly red tape needed to allow Great Britain to transport short shelf-life composite foods of animal origin into the EU.

New rules of HFSS foods risk damaging the sports nutrition industry, claimed ESSNA

Sports nutrition at risk from HFSS guidelines

By James Ridler

Poorly defined restrictions on products high in fat, sugar and salt (HFSS) in the Government’s obesity regulation efforts could risk damaging the sport nutrition industry, the European Specialist Sport Nutrition Alliance (ESSNA) claims.

CBD producers have until 31 March to submit novel food applications

CBD ‘key market’ in post-Brexit UK

By James Ridler

Concessions enabling more CBD products to meet the Food Standards Agency’s (FSA’s) novel food application deadline suggest the UK could be becoming a major player in cannabis edibles, according to law firm Fieldfisher.

CBD is a chemical found naturally within the cannabis plant

Deadline approaches for CBD Novel Foods applications

By Rod Addy

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has warned the CBD industry the deadline is approaching for submitting Novel Foods applications for validation in order to continue to sell their products in England and Wales.

Müller UK & Ireland has been fined for an accodent at its factory involving an agency worker

Finger amputations cost Müller UK & Ireland £66k

By James Ridler

Müller UK & Ireland has been ordered to pay more than £66k for health and safety failings after an agency worker suffered severe injuries when their fingers were caught in machinery.

Smith: 'There are significant costs involved in sponsoring employees and complex rules'

Legal opinion

Brexit and UK immigration and employment law

By Charlotte Smith

After the UK Immigration Act received Royal Assent, what are the upcoming changes to the UK’s immigration system and employment laws?

A sweeping ban on junk food ads online could threaten takeaway sector

'Junk food' ad ban 'could not come at worse time'

By James Ridler

Food and drink firms have not been given enough time to prepare for the Government ban on online ads for foods high in fat, salt and sugar (HFSS), according to one trade body.

Cuerden: 'It’s important that you establish your risk of food fraud'

Legal Opinion

How to guard against food fraud post-COVID-19

By Simon Cuerden

Food fraud costs the UK food and drinks industry £12bn every year through overpayments for lesser ingredients, unfair competition and reputational damage.

Food firms could be forced to adapt to the Government's new childhood obesity strategy by their stakeholders

Manufacturers to adapt to obesity policy or be forced to

By James Ridler

Food manufacturers must quickly adapt to the Government’s plans to curb childhood obesity or risk being forced to by their investors and stakeholders, according to a report from investment charity Share Action.

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