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Guidance and information for manufacturers from dairy products to bottled water.

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    Guidance on additives and supplements for businesses.

  • Contaminants and food contact materials: Guidance for businesses

    The FSA is responsible for ensuring the public is protected against chemicals that might transfer onto food from materials they come into contact with, for example packaging and utensils. It carries out research and surveillance and uses the result of this to help enforce controls.

  • Dairy products: Guidance for businesses

    Guidance on dairy products including milk and cheese for the dairy industry.

  • Introduction to HACCP

    HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point) is a system that helps food business operators look at how they handle food and introduces procedures to make sure the food produced is safe to eat.

  • Irradiated food

    Irradiation can be used to kill bacteria that cause food poisoning, such as salmonella, campylobacter and E.coli. It can also delay fruit ripening and help stop vegetables such as potatoes and onions from sprouting.

  • MyHACCP for small food manufacturing businesses

    MyHACCP is an online tool aimed at small food manufacturing businesses in the UK, although businesses in other food sectors may find it useful. It can be used to guide businesses through the process of identifying food safety hazards and controls and the production of a documented food safety management system based on HACCP principles. Access MyHACCP at: www.food.gov.uk/myhaccp

  • Shelf life and storage of food

    Shelf life of ready-to-eat food, temperature controls and vacuum packed chilled foods guidance