CFA October 2020 Newsletter

Biocides breakthrough Review of VP/MAP guidance Getting SUSSLE sussed COVID industry updates Listeria best practice Manufacturing guidelines update Sustainability Produce group sustainability STEM celebrates women Apprentice shortlisted Insider insights Science at home MicroTrumps record attempt CEd takes a new approach CFA Newsletter 54 October 2020

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Chlorate MRLs: Best Practice 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 Best Practice 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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