Plans put forward on UK food safety framework post-Brexit

Three suggestions have been made to improve a food safety framework that sets out how things will work in the United Kingdom now that it has left the European Union.

The Common Framework Scrutiny Committee made the recommendations in a letter to Emily Miles, CEO of the Food Standards Agency (FSA), about the Food and Feed Safety and Hygiene (FFSH) Provisional Framework, which covers England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Rules in the latter country will be different because of the Northern Ireland Protocol, which means goods sold there will follow EU rules for food labelling, composition and standards.


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