November 2011

FSA Updates answers on cross-contamination control

            The Food Standards agency has published the second edition of the Q&A on its guidance document ‘E.coli 0157:control of cross-contamination’. The new version of the Q&A address a number of issues that have arisen since the original document was published in June 2011. Among the issues addressed are: expanded information on the scientific basis of the guidance a definition of ‘complex equipment’ detailed advice on ‘temporary clean areas’ applicable to ALL food businesses advice on the preparation and use of fruit and vegetables for ready-to-eat... Read More