Canada Labour Program Amends Occupational Exposure Limits to Grain Dust and Flour Dust

Canada Labour Program Amends Occupational Exposure Limits to Grain Dust and Flour Dust

In a publication of the Canada Gazette on 10 June, Canada’s Department of Employment and Social Development Labour Program (a.k.a. the Labour Program) proposed amendments to the country’s occupational exposure limits (OELs) for grain dust and flour dust, to take effect within the month. For grain dust, a decrease from 10 mg/m3 to 4 mg/m3; for flour dust, an increase from 0.5 mg/m3 to 3 mg/m3.

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Food Safety Regulations and Street Food Culture Collide in Southeast Asian Cities

Food Safety Regulations and Street Food Culture Collide in Southeast Asian Cities

Street food is a staple of Southeast Asian culture and cuisine, but recently it has been threatened by heightened efforts to enforce food safety regulations. In cities across Vietnam, Thailand, and Indonesia, street vending has experienced a steep decline in the past few months at the hands of public health and safety campaigns.

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Leatherhead Food Research: EU Food Safety Law to Provide Framework for UK Regulations

Leatherhead Food Research: EU Food Safety Law to Provide Framework for UK Regulations

Leatherhead Food Research managing director Chris Wells has said that post-Brexit UK food safety law will likely import much of its framework from existing EU regulations. He also stated that increased border security could lead to shorter shelf-lives of UK food and beverage exports, making those industries less competitive in the European marketplace; Europe is the UK’s biggest export market for food and beverage products

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