EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT SAYS SMALL BUSINESSES COULD BE FORCED TO COMPLY WITH HACCP HAZARD RULES

BY KEITH NUTHALL

THE EUROPEAN Parliament has voted to give national food regulators authority to insist that some micro-enterprise food manufacturers follow HACCP hazard control point health procedures. MEPs have amended liberalising proposals from the European Commission that all micro-businesses in the food sector should be exempted from EU legislation insisting on such checks.

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