The Food Standards Agency and Food Standards Scotland Boards respond positively to the UK-wide meat Review
The Boards of the UK’s two food regulators held their first joint meeting today, 17 October 2018, in Edinburgh following the publication of the review which makes recommendations aimed at improving compliance and assurance in the UK meat processing industry.
Review of UK meat processing identifies improvements
The UK’s two food regulators today published a draft review with a series of recommendations for the meat industry and the regulators themselves aimed at improving compliance and assurance in the meat processing industry.
FSA to hold Social Science events
We’re holding our annual Symposium of Social Science, as part of the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Festival of Social Science.
FSA September Board meeting now available online
The latest open Board meeting is now available as a video-on-demand.
Summary of discussions at FSA Board meeting 19 September 2018
At its quarterly meeting today, the Food Standards Agency Board discussions included: further elements of the regulatory reform programme (Regulating Our Future or ROF); progress on food and antimicrobial resistance (AMR), including in the dairy sector; its annual report on animal welfare; and changes to its governance arrangements in consequence of EU Exit.
FSA Board meeting: 19 September 2018
Today's open Board meeting broadcast has now finished.
Update on development of National Inspection Strategies for food
We have today published an evaluation of our National Inspection Strategies’ (NIS) work and draft standards that local authorities and business partnerships will have to meet if they wish to have a NIS for food hygiene recognised by the FSA.
FSA publishes local authority food law enforcement information
The FSA has today published official statistics on food law enforcement by local authorities in England, Wales and Northern Ireland for the year 2017/18. The information provided by local authorities and compiled by the FSA, gives a detailed breakdown of enforcement activity across the three countries.
Campylobacter levels hold steady
Major retailers publish April - June 2018 campylobacter results for fresh shop-bought UK-produced chickens.
New research reveals challenges facing young people with food allergies and intolerances
Survey shows over half of young people with a food allergy or intolerance have avoided eating out in the last six months due to their condition.