Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
The Chief Executive submitted a report seeking for Committee to review and agree the new ‘Ribble Valley Borough Council – Food Sampling Policy’. The Council is required to prepare and publish such a policy and to make it available to businesses and consumers in accordance with the Food Standards Agency Food Law Code of Practice and Food Law Practice Guidance.
Local Authorities have a duty to ensure food meets legally prescribed standards and sampling is a means of monitoring compliance.
RESOLVED THAT COMMITTEE:
Approve the Ribble Valley Borough Council Food Sampling Policy.
Report author: Andrew Dent
Publication date: 01/02/2024
Date of decision: 18/01/2024
Decided at meeting: 18/01/2024 - Health and Housing