Gower Brewing Limited is recalling four types of beer as their labels do not declare the presence of wheat malt. This makes the products a possible health risk to anyone with an allergy or intolerance to wheat or gluten.
Heather Hancock, the FSA Chair, has announced on behalf of the FSA, the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, devolved administrations and Food Standards Scotland, the appointment of Miss Michelle Beer and the re-appointment of Professor Stephen Forsythe, Dr Tim Riley and Professor Wendy Harwood as members of the independent Advisory Committee on Animal Feedingstuffs (ACAF).
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.