News: Northern Ireland

Join the Big Sunday Roast!

22 May 2015
As we get closer to the long weekend, we know that many will be planning meals with family and friends. So for this year’s Food Safety Week, join the Big Sunday Roast and be part of the Chicken Challenge.

FSA Board meeting papers published

22 May 2015
The agenda and papers for the next open Board meeting have been published. The meeting will be held in London on Wednesday 3 June 2015. It will begin at 9am and will be chaired by FSA Chair Tim Bennett. You can attend in person or watch it live online.

FSA completes review of animal welfare standards in slaughterhouses

22 May 2015
The Food Standards Agency has completed a programme of unannounced inspections of all slaughterhouses in Britain, to ensure that the businesses are meeting their obligations on animal welfare standards and that FSA teams are checking their controls appropriately.

New NIFAC members wanted

29 April 2015
As a modern regulator and independent Government body, the Food Standards Agency in Northern Ireland protects Northern Ireland consumers with effective enforcement and advice on diet, nutrition and healthy eating. The Northern Ireland Food Advisory Committee (NIFAC) acts as an advisory body to the Agency and is chaired by the Northern Ireland member of the FSA Board.