Following an unannounced inspection of Russell Hume’s Birmingham site on 12 January, we became aware of instances of serious non-compliance with food hygiene regulations.
17 January 2018
We welcome first prosecution of a business for failing to display food hygiene rating in Northern Ireland
A Belfast restaurant is the first business in Northern Ireland to be prosecuted for failing to display a valid food hygiene rating sticker at Belfast Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday 9 January.
6 December 2017
At its quarterly meeting today, the Food Standards Agency Board discussed the progress of the FSA's National Food Crime Unit; the redesign of its surveillance programme; an update on the Regulating Our Future (ROF) programme; and the FSA’s activities concerning antimicrobial resistance (AMR).
4 December 2017
Chief Scientific Adviser's report confirms that mandatory display of FHRS drives up food safety compliance
The FSA has today published a new Science Report by its Chief Scientific Adviser Professor Guy Poppy. In his seventh Report, Professor Poppy looks at the Food Hygiene Rating Scheme (FHRS), and its impact on food safety especially where the scheme is mandatory.