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.