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Retail, Food, and Hospitality Regulatory Update 13 January

14 January 2019
Retail, Food & Retail Regulatory round-up w/e 13 January. Heinz advert complaint, restriction on promotions of HSFF, and guidance on food traceability.

Important Updates 

 

ASA reject complaint re Heinz Baked Beans advert: The ASA has rejected complaints alleging that an advertisement drew a comparison between the merits of beans and exercise. View >

 

Restriction on promotion of high fat, salt and sugar foods and drinkThe Department of Health and Social Care has issued a consultation on proposals to ban price and volume offers such as ‘buy one get one free’ for all high fat, salt and sugar foods together with restricting where they can be located in shops – Responses by 6th April. View >

The Scottish Food and Drink Federation and Association of Convenience Stores have published their responses to a similar consultation in Scotland. View >

 

Guidance on food traceability, withdrawal and recalls: The Food Standards Agency and Food Standards Scotland have issued a consultation on new guidance – Responses by 4th February. 

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Guidance on fair, clear and unambiguous financial promotions: The Financial Conduct Authority has posted a letter on its website to CEOs setting out its expectations. View >

View the full update

 

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