CFA November 2018 Newsletter

In this edition: Guidance on Shelf Life with respect to Clostridium botulinum Post-Brexit EU Law Comments to ACMSF on potential impacts of biocides regulation on food hygiene WRAP Brings Fridge Issue in from the Cold [Chill the Fridge Out campaign] On the Road to Less Waste [UK Food Waste Reduction Roadmap] Health & Safety Matters Green light for Blue light project Aylesford School’s unique activities linking food technology and science teaching Big Bang East Midlands New CEd Banners Summer Schools CFA NEWSLETTER No.50 November 2018      

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CFA Gets Behind Fridge Temperature Awareness Push

CFA is supporting WRAP’s Chill the Fridge Out campaign (16 October – 4 November) which aims to reduce food waste by raising consumer awareness of correct fridge temperatures. WRAP reports that £15 billion worth of edible food is binned by UK households every year, with incorrect storage being cited as a major cause of its waste. Fridges need to be kept at 5°C max. Temperatures above this mean that food spoils quicker and gets thrown away earlier. But WRAP’s research has revealed that half the population doesn’t know what temperature their fridge should be. Additionally, they found that the average […]

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CFA a UK Food Waste Reduction Roadmap Early Adopter

Today (25 September 2018) the UK Food Waste Reduction Roadmap is launched, with CFA an Early Adopter signatory, committing to a landmark roadmap aiming to halve UK food waste by 2030. The Roadmap encompasses the entire supply chain from field to fork, and clearly shows the actions large businesses will take to address food waste both in their own operations, and by working to support their suppliers. It also sets out how these businesses can engage with consumers to help reduce their food waste. As a signatory of Courtauld 2025 and the UK Plastics Pact, CFA is delighted to play […]

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