If you want to keep up to date on new food safety and quality legislation or find out about the latest results from MAFF's food surveillance programme or what issues are being discussed by UK and EU expert food committees, the free Food Safety Information Bulletin is a valuable source of information.
The Bulletin is a free monthly publication issued jointly by MAFF and the Department of Health. It contains food compositional and safety information, MAFF food surveillance reports, research details, legislation updates and current consultations. The publication can be copied, except for Parliamentary extracts, as long as the source of any information quoted is acknowledged.
The Food Safety Information Bulletin has been published since May 1990, however, only the October 1996 issue onwards will be available via the World Wide Web.2000 No 116-
1999 No 104-115
1998 No 92-103
1997 No 81-91
1996 No 78-80
A subject Index to the Bulletin covering every edition published is available from:Consumer Helpline MAFF Room 306a Ergon House c/o Nobel House 17 Smith Square London SW1P 3JR Tel. No. 0345 573012 (local call rates will be charged within the UK), for callers outside the UK please phone +44 (0)171 238 6550 or the Internet address is CONSUMER@INFO.MAFF.GOV.UK
Back issues of the Bulletin are available on request.