Dr Ruth Hussey CB OBE DL has been appointed as interim Chair of the Food Standards Agency for a further two months from 1 May 2021 until 30 June 2021, to allow time for the Chair recruitment to conclude.
The FSA has issued a provisional list of CBD products on sale in England and Wales that can remain on the market because an application for safety assessment has been submitted to the FSA. These applications are making initial progress through the novel foods authorisation process and can therefore remain on sale until a decision on their authorisation has been made.
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) new snapshot poll of 2,132 adults aged 16-75 in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland reveals half of adults do not always check the use-by date on their food before eating it.
The FSA’s independent Science Council are holding a consultation on their draft principles and guidelines outlining the standards expected when uncommissioned evidence is received by the FSA outside of our standard processes.
New research from the Food Standards Agency (FSA) has found that food businesses’ handling of allergens has significantly improved since new regulations came into force in 2014. The regulations make it mandatory to provide information to consumers about the presence of 14 allergenic ingredients in food.