Regulation

Business urged to review revised workplace exposure limits for 31 chemical substances might impact their organisation and employees

Warning on substance limits change issued

By Aidan Fortune

Testing, inspection and certification provider Bureau Veritas has urged employers to carefully consider how the recent introduction of new and revised workplace exposure limits (WELs) for 31 chemical substances might impact their organisation and employees.

Each month we pose your questions and queries to our food and drink industry legal experts

Legal Q&A

Food and drink legal questions answered

By James Ridler

From investigations by local authorities, to regulations surrounding the use of bispenol A, our legal experts answer your pressing food and drink questions and queries.

The introduction of a meat tax to promote healthy eating was criticised by Wales’ meat industry body

Meat tax ‘a sledgehammer to break a nut’

By James Ridler

The introduction of a tax on meat to save lives and reduce healthcare costs would be like using ‘a sledgehammer to break a nut’, a national meat trade body has claimed.

The FDF welcomed the Government’s more targeted approach to tackling health and obesity

Trade body welcomes Government approach to health issues

By James Ridler

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has welcomed the Government’s targeted approach to tackling health inequalities, covered in the policy paper published by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC).

Ocado and B&M are the latest retailers to fall under the Groceries Supply Code of Practice

Groceries Code protects Ocado suppliers

By James Ridler

Food and drink suppliers to retailers Ocado and B&M will now fall under the protection of the Groceries Supply Code of Practice (GSCOP), preventing the companies from abusing their commercial power.

The sale of meat classification body MLCSL to Hallmark Veterinary Compliance Services is reportedly on track

MLCSL sale on track

By Aidan Fortune

The sale of the Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board’s (AHDB's) meat and livestock subsidiary is expected to be completed in the next few months.

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