Emily Miles – current acting director general for the EU exit delivery group at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) – has been appointed the next chief executive of the Food Standards Agency (FSA).
A man has been arrested after three potential modern slavery victims alleged to have been working in the food processing sector were rescued by the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA) in Cambridgeshire.
Despite investing hundreds of millions of pounds in complying with new regulations and voluntary undertakings to make packaging more sustainable, the supply chain is struggling to meet some of its targets and obligations in the time frames set.
A study that found current World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations on saturated and trans fatty acids may reduce the intake of food important for disease prevention has received a cautious welcome from leading UK scientists.
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has hailed a significant stride forward in the management and policing of food standards, creating “a single, unified view of the food and feed sector”, according to FSA chair Heather Hancock (pictured).