New digital technology that is increasingly used by food businesses to manage hygiene practices could soon also be used to help environmental health officers (EHO) monitor food businesses in real time.
The agenda and papers for this month’s open Board meeting have been published. The meeting will be held in London on Wednesday 14 March 2018. It will begin at 9.00am and will be chaired by FSA Chair Heather Hancock. You can attend in person or watch it live online.
A report published today by the Food Standards Agency (FSA) on the implementation and operation of the Food Hygiene Rating Scheme in Wales reveals that consumer recognition of the Scheme has continued to rise, from 43% in 2012 to 89% in 2017.
Birmingham Halal Abattoir Ltd has been convicted and ordered to pay more than £18,000 for failing to undergo the required meat inspections.
Fairfax Meadow has today begun the voluntary withdrawal of some of its meat products from its customers in the catering trade. This follows unannounced inspections by the Food Standards Agency and Food Standards Scotland on Thursday 8 February.
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) and Food Standards Scotland (FSS) have today published details of a recall of meat products by Muscle Food.
The enforcement action preventing Russell Hume from processing and distributing meat products has been lifted at one of their sites after assurances that their food safety management system met the legal requirements were satisfied.
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) and Food Standards Scotland (FSS) are announcing today that they will be undertaking a review of meat cutting premises and cold stores. The review, which will be established later this month, comes in the wake of serious non-compliance issues identified at cutting plants operated by 2 Sisters Food Group and Russell Hume and will be industry wide.
The FSA’s Biannual Public Attitudes Tracker (November 2017) results have been published. We conduct this tracking survey with consumers in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, in order to monitor changes in consumer attitudes towards the Agency and food-related issues. This Wave included 16 new questions.
The Food Standards Agency has taken action to stop any product from leaving sites operated by Russell Hume because of concerns about non-compliance with food hygiene regulations.