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Revised approach to shelf-life safety guidance for chilled fresh beef, lamb and pork following UK-wide consultation

UK

Dec 30, 2020

Shelf-life guidance for vacuum and modified atmosphere packed (VP/MAP) chilled fresh beef, lamb and pork with respect to non-proteolytic Clostridium botulinum has been updated across the UK.

The decision, taken after an extensive programme of stakeholder engagement and evidence gathering will mean food business operators (FBOs) can set safe and appropriately validated shelf-lives for these specific products in line with their existing food safety management systems, in the same way they already do for other types of food.

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