Regulation

The EU did not opt to introduce border controls in phases

Brexit: food firms must prepare for phased border checks

By Andrew Northage & Claire Burrows

Legal experts at Walker Morris discuss what food businesses need to know about phases 2 and 3 of implementing checks at the Great Britain/EU border now the Brexit transition period has ended.

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.

Green: 'Seeing regulators becoming more realistic' over infringements of COVID-19 compliance

Health & safety opinion

COVID-19 compliance one year on - cautious optimism?

By Chris Green

A year into the pandemic, we look back with the food and drink manufacturing industry reflecting the position of the wider sector, businesses in general and those employed in the industry.

Precautionary allergen labelling can act more as a disclaimer to cover manufacturers, rather than a help for consumers

Precautionary allergen label regulation 'desperately needed'

By Rod Addy

Regulation of precautionary allergen labelling (PAL), such as 'may contain ...' is 'desperately needed', according to Apetito's group technical manager Iain Mortimer, making the Food Standards Agency's (FSA's) review...

The Trade & Agriculture Commission's recommendations are intended to boost the UK food sector's competitiveness. Credit: robertmandel

Trade & Agriculture Commission: 'we are at a crossroads'

By Rod Addy

The UK Government must maintain high food standards for imports, rewarding countries who meet them with zero tariffs, and meet consumers' ethical expectations, the newly formed Trade & Agriculture Commission (TAC) claims.

Foyle: 'Wherever you see construction work going on in your factories, ask questions about how CDM is being managed'

Health & safety opinion

Managing construction in food manufacturing settings

By Craig Foyle

We often associate food manufacturing with clean environments under strict hygiene controls, which is how it should be. We need to acknowledge that to reach that point construction work will be required – and that presents its own challenges.

Johnson: 'We will not pull the rug out'

Chancellor 'should extend furlough and credit insurance'

By Rod Addy

Chancellor Rishi Sunak should extend the Government's furlough and credit insurance schemes in his March Budget announcement to support the food and drink industry and others hit by COVID-19-related lockdowns.

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.

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