The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has today published its Annual Report and Accounts for the last financial year. It covers our performance and activities in 2017/18 across England, Wales and Northern Ireland at a net cost of £93.2m.
The Food Standards Agency welcomes the conviction of a man on charges of manslaughter and supplying an unsafe food supplement, connected to the DNP-related death of student Eloise Parry.
Last week's open Board meeting is now available as a video-on-demand. The meeting was chaired by Food Standards Agency Chair Heather Hancock.
Today we are publishing the results from our latest study looking at levels of acrylamide and furan in an extensive range of UK retail foods.
The Science Council of the Food Standards Agency is holding its third meeting in London on Wednesday 27 June 2018. The Council was formally established on 1 April 2017 to implement a key recommendation from the Triennial Review of the our Scientific Advisory Committees.
At its quarterly meeting on Wednesday 20 June, the Food Standards Agency Board discussed EU Exit, the Mid-Point Review of the Regulating Our Future (ROF) Programme, an interim update on the Cutting Plants and Cold Stores Review, the controls on Raw Drinking Milk (RDM), a decision to now implement Phase 2 of the National Food Crime Unit (NFCU), and the FSA’s International Strategy.
Major retailers publish January-March 2018 campylobacter results for fresh shop-bought UK-produced chickens.
The agenda and papers for the FSA’s June open Board meeting have been published. The meeting will be held at the DoubleTree Hilton Hotel in York on Wednesday 20 June 2018. It will begin at 9.00am and will be chaired by FSA Chairman, Heather Hancock. You can attend in person or watch it live online.
The Food Standards Agency today launches National Food Safety Week, with the focus this year being on the work of FSA staff and thousands of others across the food supply chain working behind-the-scenes to ensure that food is safe and what it says it is.