An official website of the United States government.

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock ( ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

Food Law Compliance Amongst SMEs and Effective Mechanisms for Communication of Laws and Best Practice

Institutions
Momenta (AEA Technology)
Start date
2002
End date
2003
Objective
The project was divided into the following stages:
  • Desk research.
  • Field research - eight focus groups and 200 phone surveys with SMEs, environmental health officers, business support organisations and suppliers to gather data on existing practices and perceptions.
  • Analysis of the data and identification of the critical success factors for effective communication.
  • Market testing and reporting.
    More information
    This project was commissioned to identify and evaluate the most effective communication approaches in terms of helping small and medium enterprises (SMEs) comply with food law and recommend approaches and tools, to help businesses overcome barriers to compliance.

    Find more about this project and other FSA food safety-related projects at the Food Standards Agency Research webpage.

    Funding Source
    Food Standards Agency
    Project number
    E03005
    Categories
    Legislation and Regulations