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Issue #4 2017 – Digital Version

16 August 2017 | By

In this issue: The impact of Brexit on the UK food and beverage industry, emerging organisms and when to start testing, lifelong food nutrition, UK country profile and much more...

IFST responds to the FSA’s “Regulating our Future” programme

2 August 2017 | By

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) recently published a paper outlining progress with the “Regulating our Future” programme*. Institute of Food Science & Technology, the independent qualifying body for food professionals in Europe, recognises the paper reflects the FSA’s current evolution in the thinking, rather than a finished design of the…

Reading it right on novel foods

14 July 2017 | By ,

On 1 January 2018, Regulation (EC) No. 258/97 on novel foods and novel food ingredients will cease to apply, and Regulation (EU) No. 2015/2283 on novel foods will take its place. Although the incoming Regulation 2015/2283 has the same ‘cut off’ date of 15 May 1997 for defining a novel…

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