A scientific review by the Food Standards Agency (FSA) estimating that around 2.4 million cases of foodborne illness occur every year in the UK has been published. This is up from the 2009 estimate of approximately one million.
We have published the results of two surveys monitoring antimicrobial-resistant bacteria in chicken.
Food Standards Agency launches new campaign to encourage NI people to ‘Check the Label’ on food items
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) in Northern Ireland (NI) has launched an integrated marketing campaign across NI to encourage people to ‘Check the Label.’ The campaign is designed to educate and motivate consumers to make healthier informed choices when food shopping by looking at nutritional labels on pre-packed foods.
The FSA has set a deadline for CBD businesses to provide more information about CBD products and their contents. It also advises vulnerable groups not to take CBD, and healthy adults to take no more than 70mg a day.
The Food Standards Agency welcomes the sentencing of a man who unlawfully sold DNP, resulting in the deaths of three people.
FSA welcomes the successful prosecution of Country Tastes Ltd t/a Neil Powell Catering, a cutting plant in Hereford
We welcome the successful prosecution of Country Tastes Ltd t/a Neil Powell Catering. The company pleaded guilty to an offence concerning dirty plastic re-usable trays from September 2018 at Hereford Magistrates Court on 27 January.
The contract for Official Controls delivery in approved meat and dairy establishments in England and Wales will be delivered by Eville and Jones Ltd, on behalf of the Food Standards Agency (FSA) from 30 March 2020.
A recording of the January 2020 Board meeting is now available.
The FSA today published a consultation on updates to its existing technical guidance to reflect changes to food allergen labelling legislation in England which comes into effect on 1 October 2021.
The Belfast Health and Social Care Trust is recognised with a Calorie Wise Gold Award for displaying calorie information on all menu items in restaurants across five of its hospital sites.