Food Inspection and Sampling Imported Food Protocols at Smaller Points of Entry (UK) Mobile App
The Food Inspection and Sampling Imported Food Protocols at Smaller Points of Entry (UK) is an audit checklist that has been developed for on-site inspection by an audit team specifically for audits of authorities with imported food control responsibilities (import food goods not of animal origin i.e.
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not meat and poultry) at smaller points of entry into the UK (i.e. sea and airports, customs, maritime sectors and other marine environments). Its regulations ensure that the Authority shall set up, maintain and implement a documented sampling policy and programme that shall accord with any centrally issued or relevant guidance, and relevant Food Safety Act Code of Practice and shall include reference to its approach to any relevant national sampling programme centrally co-ordinated by the Food Standards Agency. It includes food inspection details, such as risk assessments, criteria, documentation, imported food procedures and inspections of feedingstuffs. Also a section on the companies sampling policy, including information such as the appropriate packaging for samples, imported samples, sample testing and sampling programmes and policies. The ultimate goal of food and feedingstuffs inspections is to ensure the safety and quality management of all food products reaching commerce.