A recent case has highlighted the importance of accurate traceability records.
The food business owner was prosecuted for selling beef advertised as lamb. The owner blamed the supplier however, the receipts did not specify the type of meat purchased.
This is a lesson for food business owners. It’s not enough to allow a supplier to just write “meat” on a receipt. The type of meat purchased must be specified e.g. lamb, beef etc. Specific and accurate records will be of great assistance to any food business in the event of any irregularities. Read full account from here:
Lamb’s heads, snails and goat meat condemned. The order was for 14 lambs heads, 29 snails and three pieces of unflayed goat meat.
Quote from article “While the food is perfectly legal in the UK, the company was unable to produce the necessary documentation to show a legitimate supply chain.”
“The message to food traders is clear: know where your food is coming from and make sure you have the documentation to prove it.” Read full article from here: