Official Control Of Foodstuffs - 1998
Under the Council Directive on the official control of foodstuffs (89/397/EEC), member states are required to submit an annual return to the Commission giving details of the number and type of inspections carried out and infringements found. In the UK the required information is compiled from returns submitted by local authorities.
The UK's 1998 returns are available in both MS Excel and PDF format as set
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- 1998 Return to the European Commission
( Explanatory Note)
- Northern Ireland
Blank forms and the latest notes for guidance can also be downloaded.
We have also sent the Commission a list of the official food control laboratories in the UK nominated to carry out chemical analyses and/or microbiological examination of food. The list is required under the Council Directive on additional measures concerning the official control of foodstuffs (93/99/EEC). It will be updated as necessary and amendments published here.
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