Food & Agri Update - Fri 9th June
The review on the Novel Foods system of approval has been published and 'collaborative regulation' is suggested. The FSA has similarly pushed a more risk based approach both in relation to inspections and prioritisation of work alongside a collaborative initiative. Which? complaint to the CMA on Tesco clubcard is reported re unit pricing and the ASA looks at omissions of material information by Shell in carbon ads key issues include cumulative claims, aspirational projections and sustainability reports. Also promotions must do all they can reasonably do to avoid disappointing. Finally undercover activist filming results in a prosecution and fine and health and safety fine for a landowner re cattle separation from pedestrians.