Food Standards Agency

Boparan agrees to fund FSA inspectors at all 2SFG cutting plants

2 Sisters’ Boparan to fund FSA inspections at all cutting plants

By Michelle Perrett

Ranjit Boparan, the boss of 2 Sisters Food Group (2SFG), has agreed to fund Food Standards Agency (FSA) inspectors across all of its plants as well as implement CCTV in all areas and improve staff training to restore confidence in its poultry production....

EFRA chairman Neil Parish MP: ‘This should not have happened. All of you are culpable’

2 Sisters safety breaches: meat assurance schemes ‘culpable’

By Michelle Perrett

Chairman of the House of Commons’ Environment Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) select committee Neil Parish MP has accused the UK’s main meat assurance schemes of being “culpable” for the alleged breaches of food safety identified in an undercover press...

2 Sisters Food Group boss Ranjit Boparan will appear before a parliamentary committee today

2 Sisters boss Boparan faces parliamentary committee today

By Michelle Perrett

2 Sisters Food Group boss Ranjit Boparan will appear before a parliamentary committee today (October 25), after allegations were made about food safety, hygiene and welfare breaches at the company’s West Bromwich plant.

Ranjit Singh Boparan has been called to give evidence at a parliamentary committee hearing this month

2 Sisters’ boss called to parliamentary hearing

By James Ridler

2 Sisters Food Group boss Ranjit Boparan has been called to appear before a parliamentary inquiry, after allegations of food safety, hygiene and welfare breaches at its West Bromwich plant.

Food Manufacture editor Rick Pendrous: the FSA needs more resources to cope with a hard Brexit

Supply chains opinion

More FSA resources to meet hard Brexit

By Rick Pendrous

Given Boris Johnson’s continued hotly contested assertion that repatriation of the UK’s £350M weekly contribution to the EU could provide a huge additional spending boost to the NHS, that won’t leave much left for the Food Standards Agency (FSA).

Food safety culture ‘failure’ at chicken plant

Culture of food safety missing at 2 Sisters chicken plant

By Rick Pendrous

2 Sisters Food Group’s (2SFG’s) West Bromwich chicken processing site needs to set up a far more effective hygiene culture and whistleblowing procedures to prevent a reoccurrence of the unacceptable practises identified by the recent undercover investigation...

Eight cake mix products were recalled over fipronil contamination fears

Eggs scandal

Fipronil in eggs: Eight cake mix products recalled

By Matt Atherton

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has revealed eight cake mix product recalls over fears that eggs used in their manufacturing have been contaminated with the insecticide fipronil, taking the total number of recalls to nearly 40 products.

The FSA has revealed 14 recalls prompted by fears the products were produced with imported liquid eggs contaminated with fipronil

Egg contamination spreads to liquid egg products

By Matt Atherton

The probe into imported egg products contaminated with the insecticide has spread to food products made with imported liquid eggs, manufacturers have been warned, after Professor Chris Elliott predicted an intensification of the scandal last week.


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