The Food Standards Agency has successfully completed a pilot using blockchain technology in a cattle slaughterhouse. It's the first time blockchain has been used as a regulatory tool to ensure compliance in the food sector.
Our independent Science Council met in London this week as we work towards putting science at the heart of everything we do.
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.