Allerdale sampling procedure

The policy

Allerdale Borough Council will participate in the following food sampling activities with the emphasis on sampling locally produced high risk foods:-

  • Food contamination and food poisoning incidents;
  • Food sampling for on-farm pasteurised milk;
  • Shellfish classification;
  • Complaints;
  • Health Protection Agency Laboratory voluntary co-ordinated programme;
  • Cumbria Food Liaison Group co-ordinated programme;
  • Participation in EU co-ordinated control programmes.
  • Food samples shall be procured and handled in accordance with Code of Practice No 7 and any subsequent amendments.
  • Food samples will only be taken by officers authorised to carry out such work under the Food Safety Act 1990.

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