Disposal of waste food

There are Regulations affecting  food retailers, distributors or manufacturers (and in certain circumstances caterers) who in the course of their business are left with food material consisting of or containing products originating from animals that is no longer intended for human consumption (for example, raw meat or fish past its use-by-date, milk and milk products, and eggs and egg products).

In the guide
Purpose of the Regulations
Can waste food be fed to livestock?
Waste food originating from retailers, distributors, wholesalers and manufacturers
What must I do with waste that cannot go to landfill
What about 'sale or return' foods
Do I have to empty food from its packaging before it is collected?
Catering waste
Where can I get a list of approved carriers?

 

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