In an embarrassing press release last week, Food Standards Scotland alongside the FSA (Food Standards Agency) were forced to rescind a UK wide recall of ground cumin provided by the…
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If there is any risk of not being able to meet customer specifications get out there now and start talking to customers to either modify the food specs or get a derogation.
It might be beneficial for UK users of olive oil and grape seed oil to increase supplier monitoring and conduct some additional QA checks on intake.
A report I read recently from an insurance company indicated that the premium for contamination insurance could be as low as £10,250 for companies £100m turnover and £24,275 for companies with £250m turnover. Margins are tight across the food industry but this seems like reasonable cost insurance for the potential value if something does go wrong.