The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has proposed decreasing the number of planned food business interventions undertaken by council EHOs by 4.7 per cent in response to ‘increased financial pressures’ in local government.
A new Food Law Code of Practice, closed for consultation, would reclassify around 86,000 food premises into a lower risk category, meaning they would need to be inspected less often.
The changes would move around half of food premises from the Category C risk band to Category D, altering their inspection frequency from 18 months to 24 months. Read full article from here:
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