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Global Food Safety Conference 2015: Transparency must span the entire supply chain 12th March 2015 From

Global Food Safety Conference 2015: Transparency must span the entire supply chain

Last week saw the GFSi’s annual conference, uniting figures from the retail and manufacturing communities. While many topics were discussed, there was an overarching focus on how increasing consumer demands and supply chain complexity are driving the need to ensure food safety. Some of the key topics discussed this year included:

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Navigating the regulation minefield 11th March 2014 From

Navigating the regulation minefield

The EU is bringing the Food Information Regulation (FIR) into effect in December 2014, which will change the way that food products will have to be labelled. It will set new requirements such as mandating a minimum size of fonts, highlighting potential allergens, and the compulsory origin labelling of unprocessed meat from pigs, sheep, goats and poultry. While Trading Standards has recently said that it will be taking a proportional view with the way it enforces the new regulations, retailers and manufacturers will need to act now to prepare for when the changes take effect.

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