Three suggestions have been made to improve a food safety framework that sets out how things will work in the United Kingdom now that it has left the European Union.

The Common Framework Scrutiny Committee made the recommendations in a letter to Emily Miles, CEO of the Food Standards Agency (FSA), about the Food and Feed Safety and Hygiene (FFSH) Provisional Framework, which covers England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Rules in the latter country will be different because of the Northern Ireland Protocol, which means goods sold there will follow EU rules for food labelling, composition and standards.

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A House of Commons committee in the United Kingdom has called for evidence after the publication of a common framework for food safety.

The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee request for written submissions is open until Dec. 11.

The House of Lords Common Frameworks Scrutiny Committee has already been in contact with the Food Standards Agency (FSA) on the topic and how the framework will work alongside the Internal Market Bill.

The Common Framework for Food and Feed Safety and Hygiene (FFSH) was published at the end of November and sets new processes for England, Scotland, Wales and Northern
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Members of a parliamentary committee have called for greater clarity about food safety after the United Kingdom leaves the European Union.

The House of Lords Common Frameworks Scrutiny Committee is looking at how the Food and Feed Safety and Hygiene (FFSH) framework will work alongside the UK Internal Market Bill, which is a proposal to ensure goods can move freely in the countries of the UK.

Baroness Kay Andrews, chair of the committee and a Labour peer, has again written to Emily Miles, chief executive of the Food Standards Agency (FSA). The first letter was in mid-October with the FSA
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