The Food Standards Agency Chair Tim Bennett invites applications for two new specialist committee members. The posts for an expert in microbiological risks and food processing and a veterinarian will become vacant from Tuesday 1 April 2014. The Advisory Committee on the Microbiological Safety of Food (ACMSF) is the independent expert committee, which advises the FSA on microbiological food safety.
The College of Agriculture, Food & Rural Enterprise, in partnership with the FSA in Northern Ireland, is holding a one day seminar called 'Food labelling – what you need to know' on Friday 24 January 2014. You are invited to attend.
The Food Standards Agency is hosting a workshop on adult food allergy at The Royal Society in London on Monday 17 March 2014. This event, which is co-sponsored by allergy interest group BSACI, is for researchers, clinicians and others working in the area of food allergy, and aims to discuss recent developments and current uncertainties.
Marks & Spencer is withdrawing all packs of Marks & Spencer Count on Us Bengali Cod Curry because a small number of packs contain milk, which is not mentioned on the label. This makes the product a possible health risk for those who are allergic or have an intolerance to milk or its constituents.