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Our Food 2022: An annual review of food standards across the UK

Our Food 2022: Appendix 1 List of acronyms

Appendix 1 a full list of acronyms used in the Annual report on food standards 2022.

Last updated: 8 November 2023
Last updated: 8 November 2023
Acronym Phrase
ABP Animal By-Product
CIEG Chartered Institute of Environmental Health
CTSI Chartered Trading Standards Institute
COO Country of Origin
CPIH Consumer Prices Index including owner occupiers’ housing costs
DAERA Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs
DBT Department for Business and Trade
Defra Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs 
DNP 2,4 Dinitrophenol
EHO Environmental Health Officer
EU European Union
FAFA Food Alert for Action
FBO Food Business Operator
FHIS Food Hygiene Information Scheme
FHRS Food Hygiene Rating Scheme 
FIIN Food Industry Intelligence Network
FNAO Food Not of Animal Origin
FSA Food Standards Agency
FSS Food Standards Scotland
FTA Free Trade Agreement
GB Great Britain
HIN Hygiene Improvement Notice
HRFNAO High-Risk Food Not of Animal Origin
IOC Intensified Official Controls 
IPAFFS Import of Products Animals, Food and Feed System
MHI Meat Hygiene Inspector
NDNS The National Diet and Nutrition Survey
NFCU National Food Crime Unit
OL Official Laboratory
ONS Office for National Statistics
OV  Official Veterinarian
PHA Port Health Authority
POAO Products of Animal Origin
PRIN Product Recall Information Notice
RASFF Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed
RCVS Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons
SFELC  Scottish Food Enforcement Liaison Committee
SFCIU Scottish Food Crime and Incidents Unit
SoCOEHS Society of Chief Officers of Environmental Health in Scotland
TAC Trade and Agriculture Commission
TOM Target Operating Model
TSO Trading Standards Officer
USDA  United States Department of Agriculture
UKHSA UK Health Security Agency
WGS Whole Genome Sequencing