FSA Business Committee Meeting - September 2022: Agenda and Papers
Agenda and papers for the FSA Business Committee meeting on 23 September 2022
FSA Board meeting rescheduled following period of National mourning
The FSA’s September Board meeting, postponed following the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II last week, will now take place as follows:
- FSA Business Committee Meeting on Friday 23 September between 14:00 – 16:50hrs
- FSA Board Meeting on Monday 26 September between 09:00 – 12:30hrs
Both meetings will be held online only, to join please register via this link:
Questions on papers being discussed at the Board meeting on Monday 26 September will be accepted until noon on Friday 23 September by emailing Board.Sec@food.gov.uk.
The FSA Business Committee Meeting precedes the FSA Board meeting on Monday 26 September.
The agenda for this meeting of the Business Committee includes:
- Performance and Resources Q1 2022-23
- Risk Analysis Process: update to Business Committee
- Regulated Products Service: regular update to Business Committee
- Annual Report: Freedom of Information Requests, External Complaints and Internal Whistleblowing Cases
- Incidents & Resilience Annual Report 2021/22
- Annual Animal Welfare Report 2021/22
14:00 - Chair's Introduction
Professor Susan Jebb presents the minutes and actions from the previous FSA Business Committee meeting in June 2022.
14:05 - Chief Executive’s Report to the Business Committee (FSA 22/09/12)
Emily Miles presents the Chief Executive's report to the FSA Business Committee.
14:25 - Performance and Resources Q1 2022-23 (FSA 22/09/13)
Tara Smith presents Quarter 1 2022-23 performance and resources update covering, local authority performance; the food crime threat; operational transformation; and staff recruitment and attrition.
14:45 - Break
15:00 - Risk Analysis Process: update to Business Committee (FSA 22/09/14)
Rebecca Sudworth and Peter Quigley introduce a paper providing information on the status of issues undergoing risk analysis in summer 2022 and an update on considerations of monitoring and reporting.
15:20 - Regulated Products Service: regular update to Business Committee (FSA 22/09/15)
Rebecca Sudworth and Peter Quigley introduce a regular update provided at each Business Committee giving detailed analysis of the work flowing through the service.
15:40 - Annual Report: Freedom of Information Requests, External Complaints and Internal Whistleblowing Cases (FSA 22/09/16)
Julie Pierce, Maria Jennings, Noel Sykes, and Jenny Desira introduce an annual report informing the Business Committee’s oversight of three areas of work. The Business Committee is asked to agree the priorities set out below.
16:00 - Break
16:15 - Incidents & Resilience Annual Report 2021/22 (FSA 22/09/17)
Junior Johnson and Darren Whitby introduce a paper outlining the work undertaken by the Incidents & Resilience Unit (IRU) in 2021/22 to ensure that the UK’s food and feed incident detection, response and prevention capability is the best possible given the challenges related to Covid impacts, our exit from the EU and the changing global landscape in which we operate.
16:30 - Annual Animal Welfare Report 2021/22 (FSA 22/09/18)
Junior Johnson and Kevin Maher introduce a paper providing an update on FSA activities delivered through the ‘Deter, Prevent, Detect, Enforce’ Animal Welfare Action Plan and its objective of making ongoing improvements in slaughterhouses in England and Wales. This extends to additional reactive work not included in the overarching action plan.
16:45 - Any Other Business
16:50 - End of Business Committee
Published: 31 August 2022
Last updated: 21 September 2022