Retail, Food and Hospitality Regulatory Update 31 July 2016

In this week's edition

Revised safety advice on raw and partially cooked eggs: Following a report by the Advisory Committee on the Microbiological Safety of Food, the Food Standards Agency in consulting on revised advice to indicate that all population groups are safe to consume raw or partially cooked egg and egg products with production subject to the Lion mark or similar quality schemes. Closing date - 18 September.       View >  Advisory Committee Report >

‘Best before end’ date coding guidance to be revised: The Food Standards Agency in conjunction with DEFRA and WRAP has announced it is to review its guidance around the use of best before date coding. Revised guidance will be issued by July 2017, with the aim of minimising food waste. View >

Findings of Credit Card market study: The Financial Conduct Authority has published its final findings, including a range of proposed remedies to be taken forward by means of a combination of industry code and regulation.  View > Citizens Advice >

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Hilary Ross

Executive Partner (London) - Head of Retail, Food & Hospitality

Recognised by The Lawyer as one of the UK’s Top 100 lawyers, I advise clients on compliance and challenges across the EU in relation to products, systems and safety.