Chlorate MRLs: Due Diligence Guidance for FBOs

The EU chlorate MRLs Regulation 749/2020 has been in force since 28/6/20. The UK’s CFA-led Food & Biocides Industry Group (FBIG) and its partners secured in the Regulation more rational MRLs, inclusion of the EU legal definition of ‘processed’ foods, and special rules for processed foods. See FBIG’s Chlorate MRLs Compliance Due Diligence Pointers for FBOs – fresh produce primary production and washing Additional guidance for other processed/multicomponent foods is being developed by FBIG. For supplementary resources and background visit www.chilledfood.org/FBIG

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Food sector warns that organic food exports face outright ban if equivalence is not agreed in Brexit deal

CFA is a signatory to an industry letter to the Chief UK Negotiator, Lord Frost, and the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, Rt Hon Michael Gove MP warning that organic food exports  an outright ban if equivalence is not agreed in a Brexit deal: Brexit uk-organics-letter from industry to David Frost & Michael Gove 8/9/20

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CFA 2019 Annual Report

Our latest Annual Report has been published, covering the 2019 calendar year. L. monocytogenes & hospital-catered food: revised BSA guidance produced reflecting high care/risk best practice and not zero tolerance lobbied PHE/PSA & STS to adopt the guidance by invitation presented on best practice at Welsh Govt/NHS/FSA Wales workshop engaged with national media   Biocides: Lobbying led to more rational proposed chlorate MRLs and special rule for most ‘processed’ food GFSI microbial resistance paper, user & risk assessment guidance published   SUSSLE: Implementation Guidance rewritten User exam developed and implemented Aldi signed NDA Training delivered to Aldi, ASDA, Tesco & […]

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