The FSA has published the latest annual Radioactivity in Food and the Environment (RIFE) report, for 2015. The report shows that the level of man-made radioactivity to which people in the UK are exposed, remained below the EU legal limit during 2015.
We have been working with the meat industry to design, trial and implement a new system to gather and communicate meat inspection results data for future industry use to improve public health, animal health and welfare. This work started in November 2015.
Urja Impex Ltd* is recalling a batch of Sena Farali Lot Flour because it contains gluten which is not mentioned on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to cereals containing gluten.
*This alert has been updated to reflect the correct company name.
Lizzie’s Food Factory is recalling a batch of its Gluten Free Brownie because it may contain walnuts which is not mentioned on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to walnuts.
How we tackle norovirus, hepatitis A and E viruses was the focus of a joint FSA/EFSA workshop that published its summary report today. The report identifies cross-cutting research themes, building on the first report of the FSA's Chief Scientific Advisor which highlighted that foodborne viruses have a significant impact on public health.
Our purpose is to make sure that people have safe food, food they can trust, and that it is what it says it is. We need to change the way food is regulated in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, so we can be confident this stays the case for the food people buy and eat.