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Detailed guide: Exporting GM food and animal feed products if there is a no deal Brexit

Detailed guide: Exporting GM food and animal feed products if there is a no deal Brexit

Find out how businesses that hold or seek authorisations for GM food or feed or animal feed additives, or export animal feed to the EU, will be affected if there is a no-deal Brexit.

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Detailed guide: Exporting GM food and animal feed products if there is a no deal Brexit

Detailed guide: Exporting GM food and animal feed products if there is a no deal Brexit

Find out how businesses that hold or seek authorisations for GM food or feed or animal feed additives, or export animal feed to the EU, will be affected if there is a no-deal Brexit.

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Promotional material: Farmers and food producers: steps to export meat and dairy to the EU after Brexit

Promotional material: Farmers and food producers: steps to export meat and dairy to the EU after Brexit

The way you import to and export from the EU will change after Brexit. These flowcharts explain the new processes for meat and dairy products.

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Promotional material: Farmers and food producers: steps to export meat and dairy to the EU after Brexit

Promotional material: Farmers and food producers: steps to export meat and dairy to the EU after Brexit

The way you import to and export from the EU will change after Brexit. These flowcharts explain the new processes for meat and dairy products.

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Food business registration

Food business registration

You must register with the council to run a food business - fines, penalties

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Press release: Natasha's legacy becomes law

Press release: Natasha's legacy becomes law

‘Natasha’s Law’ introduced to protect allergy sufferers and give them confidence in the food they buy.

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Official Statistics: Local Authority Food Law Enforcement Returns 2018/19

Official Statistics: Local Authority Food Law Enforcement Returns 2018/19

The release summarises local authority activity in relation to food law enforcement at food establishments. It includes summary statistics on the numbers of inspections conducted as well as the outcomes of these inspections.

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Form: Temporary certificate of competence to slaughter or kill animals: application

Form: Temporary certificate of competence to slaughter or kill animals: application

Apply for a temporary certificate of competence (CoC) to slaughter or kill animals under WATOK regulations.

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Form: Certificate of competence to slaughter or kill animals: application

Form: Certificate of competence to slaughter or kill animals: application

Apply for a certificate of competence to slaughter or kill animals under Welfare of Animals at the Time of Killing (WATOK) regulations.

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Gove to introduce 'Natasha's Law'

Gove to introduce 'Natasha's Law'

A new law will require food businesses to include full ingredients labelling on pre-packaged foods, Environment Secretary Michael Gove announced today.

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Environment Secretary proposes tougher labelling laws for allergy sufferers

Environment Secretary proposes tougher labelling laws for allergy sufferers

The government has launched a consultation to strengthen allergen labelling laws.

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Japan opens market to British beef and lamb

Japan opens market to British beef and lamb

Deal worth £127 million over first five years of access for UK

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Japan opens market to British beef and lamb

Japan opens market to British beef and lamb

Deal worth £127 million over first five years of access for UK

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Rise in cases of Salmonella Typhimurium

Rise in cases of Salmonella Typhimurium

PHE and the FSA are working together to inform the public about the measures they can take to avoid infection with Salmonella Typhimurium.

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Listeriosis cases linked to frozen sweetcorn

Listeriosis cases linked to frozen sweetcorn

Advice on cooking frozen vegetables following Europe-wide outbreak.

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CCTV in slaughterhouses: Legislation laid in Parliament

CCTV in slaughterhouses: Legislation laid in Parliament

CCTV to become mandatory in all slaughterhouses in England under new legislation laid in Parliament

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Bird flu prevention zone extended to cover whole of England

Bird flu prevention zone extended to cover whole of England

Legal requirement for all bird keepers in England to follow strict biosecurity measures.

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Avian flu found in wild birds in Dorset

Avian flu found in wild birds in Dorset

Bird flu confirmed in wild birds in the UK for first time this winter

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CCTV to be introduced in all slaughterhouses in England in 2018

CCTV to be introduced in all slaughterhouses in England in 2018

Defra will take forward plans following extremely positive reaction from the industry, welfare groups and the public

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Avian flu confirmed at a farm near Diss, South Norfolk

Avian flu confirmed at a farm near Diss, South Norfolk

H5N8 avian flu has been confirmed in a small flock of chickens and geese at a premises near Diss, South Norfolk.

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Update on measures to protect poultry against avian flu

Update on measures to protect poultry against avian flu

Prevention zone and poultry gatherings ban to be lifted in England on 15 May, with localised measures in Lancashire, Cumbria and Merseyside.

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Avian flu confirmed in a backyard flock near Thornton, Wyre, Lancashire

Avian flu confirmed in a backyard flock near Thornton, Wyre, Lancashire

H5N8 avian flu has been confirmed in a backyard flock near Thornton, Wyre, Lancashire.

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Avian flu confirmed at a farm near Thornton, Wyre, Lancashire

Avian flu confirmed at a farm near Thornton, Wyre, Lancashire

H5N8 avian flu has been confirmed at a farm near Thornton, Wyre, Lancashire.

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Avian flu confirmed at a farm near Haltwhistle, Northumberland

Avian flu confirmed at a farm near Haltwhistle, Northumberland

H5N8 avian flu had been confirmed at a farm near Haltwhistle in Northumberland

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New measures to protect against Avian Flu

New measures to protect against Avian Flu

Plans confirmed to reduce the risk of avian flu in England after 28 February.

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Science supporting trust in food: book by Friday

Science supporting trust in food: book by Friday

Delegates have until 17 June to register for the Government Chemist conference, featuring the Government Chief Scientific Adviser Sir Mark Walport

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Science supporting trust in food: final conference programme

Science supporting trust in food: final conference programme

The Government Chief Scientific Adviser will present on his 2015 annual report, Forensic Science and beyond: authenticity, provenance and assurance

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Science supporting trust in food: conference programme announced

Science supporting trust in food: conference programme announced

The programme of speakers at the 2016 Government Chemist Conference is announced

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Food examination and analysis: annual residential course

Food examination and analysis: annual residential course

Post graduate course run by the Government Chemist and the Association of Public Analysts Educational Trust to be held in April 2016

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Food and village halls guidance published

Food and village halls guidance published

Guidance on the provision of food in a village hall, or other community setting, has been published.

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European Commission proposes revisions to food and feed regulations

European Commission proposes revisions to food and feed regulations

The European Commission has published proposals to change the current legislation governing all official controls in the food and agriculture industries.

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