The reality of living with a food allergy, the practicalities of good allergen management and the emerging opportunities and challenges in the food chain were all discussed at the Food Standards Agency’s first ever allergy symposium.
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.
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.
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.