Safety and hygiene: Wales

The FSA in Wales promotes food safety and the hygienic preparation of food.

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  • Post-Chernobyl Monitoring and Controls: Wales

    Monday 10 April 2006

    Following the Chernobyl accident in 1986, restrictions under the Food and Environment Protection Act 1985 were placed on the movement, sale and supply of sheep in areas of the United Kingdom where contamination levels in sheep meat could potentially cause a risk to public health.

  • Review of official controls delivery

    Thursday 19 January 2012

    The Food Standards Agency reviewed how local authorities and port health authorities carry out activities to monitor and secure business compliance with food law. These activities are collectively known as 'official controls'.

  • Shellfish hygiene: Wales

    Tuesday 2 April 2013

    The FSA in Wales is responsible for the classification of shellfish harvesting areas and co-ordinates the sampling of shellfish and shellfish waters in Wales for toxins that might pose a risk to human health.

  • UK Food Surveillance system

    Wednesday 31 August 2011

    The UK Food Surveillance system (UKFSS) is a national database for central storage of analytical results from feed and food samples taken by enforcement authorities (local authorities and port health authorities) as part of their official controls.

  • Working with schools in Wales

    Friday 30 December 2011

    The Food Standards Agency in Wales is committed to developing its programme of work with schools within the Principality. It is actively engaged with primary and secondary schools to educate children on the importance of food safety.