Day: May 10, 2015
Wanganui Chronicle: Food outlets should find it easier to operate under changes included in the Food Act 2014 – but that should not be seen as a licence to flaunt the rules. And while the regulations are effective from March 1 next year, there is a transition phase to bring all businesses into line.
Essentially, the rules require businesses that prepare and sell meals – hotels, restaurants, cafes, takeaway businesses and caterers – to have a “food control plan”. That plan will show how they manage food safely and they will have to record their processes, which will then be audited by council environmental health staff.Read Article →