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Call for tender: engagement within primary schools in Wales

18 December 2014
The FSA’s existing contract for engagement within primary schools in Wales comes to an end in March 2015. The FSA wishes to continue with its school engagement programme over the coming years and has determined that its future programme will be targeted at some of Wales’ most deprived communities.

FSA publishes Food and You survey findings for Wales

16 December 2014
The FSA has published its Food and You survey findings for Wales for 2014. This flagship survey is used to collect information about reported behaviours, attitudes and knowledge relating to food issues in areas such as food purchasing, storage, preparation, consumption and factors that may affect these.

Statutory food hygiene rating scheme has been extended

1 December 2014
From 28 November 2014, trade to trade food businesses in Wales come within the scope of the Food Hygiene Rating (Wales) Act.

'Look before you book' this Christmas, says Food Standards Agency

6 November 2014
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) is calling on people in Wales to check the food hygiene ratings of restaurants before booking Christmas meals out with family and friends, as a new survey reveals that almost a third of Welsh people (32%) report that they plan to book their festive meals during this week or next.

WFAC open meeting invite

23 October 2014
The Welsh Food Advisory Committee of the Food Standards Agency is holding its next open meeting in Cardiff on Thursday, 30 October 2014.

WFAC open meeting invite

26 August 2014
The Welsh Food Advisory Committee of the Food Standards Agency is holding its next open meeting in Cardiff on Monday, 8 September 2014.

Barbecue bellyaches as nine in 10 Welsh people risk food poisoning

21 August 2014
With Wales having enjoyed a sunny summer, barbecues have been firmly on the menu. The approaching bank holiday weekend (22-25 August) signifies the end of the summer holidays for many of us before we return to work or school. It’s no surprise then that over half of us (61%) are planning to take advantage of what might be the last barbecue of the season.

Food and feed law enforcement in Wales: report for Welsh Government published

23 July 2014
In January 2014, the FSA was commissioned by the Welsh Government to conduct a review of progress in the delivery of food and feed safety in Wales since 2009 and to advise the Welsh Government on challenges facing Wales.

Food allergen management workshop: Royal Welsh Show 23 July 2014

11 July 2014
The Food Standards Agency will be holding a food allergen management workshop to raise awareness of the proposed changes due to take effect from December 2014. The workshop is aimed mainly at food business operators, such as food manufacturers, food processors and caterers, as well as local enforcement authorities.

New appointment to FSA's Welsh Food Advisory Committee

4 July 2014
The Food Standards Agency is pleased to announce the appointment of a new member to the Welsh Food Advisory Committee (WFAC).

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