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The following are examples of legislation that affects companies operating in the food and animal feed industries.

  • Food Safety Act 1990

  • EU Food Hygiene Regulations 852/2004

  • EU Feed Hygiene Regulations 183/2005

  • Defra Code of Practice for the control of Salmonella

We work with Businesses operating within the food and feed sectors to help them manage compliance with increasing legislation and implementing risk assessment systems to demonstrate due diligence.


The main overarching legislation is the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974. The following are some examples of legislation that may be applicable to your business:

  • Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999

  • Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 (S.I. 1992/2793)

  • Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002

  • Provision and use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (S.I. 1998/2306)

  • The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005

UK and EU legislation requires businesses to set up procedures to demonstrate traceability, implement Product Recall and conduct Due Diligence, Risk Assessment systems that include Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP)

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