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FSA looking into risks from online food sales

4 days ago   |   By Food Safety

Efforts to quantify the level of risk posed by food sold online are at an early stage, according to the Food Standards Agency in the United Kingdom.
In a paper presented at the latest board meeting, the authority acknowledged limitations of the existing regulatory system are being exposed as some new companies set up online and, deliberately or not, don't register as a food business, therefore avoiding local authority inspection and assurance.
Issues identified so far include unregistered businesses and a lack of standardization when selling food online. The FSA's initial assessment is...
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