Fsa Board Meeting

The FSA believes third-party hygiene audits need to be more robust

Food Standards Agency reforms are not a ‘secret mission’

By Rick Pendrous

The Food Standards Agency’s (FSA’s) reforms under its Regulating Our Future (ROF) programme are about making the Agency “fit for purpose” and not a “back door” way of shifting the full cost burden of inspecting food businesses onto the industry while...

Food safety representatives are frustrated at the lack of progress in dealing with Campylobacter in stores

Retailers rail at FSA’s Campylobacter retort

By Rod Addy

A row has broken out between the British Retail Consortium (BRC) and the Food Standards Agency (FSA) over its retail survey charting Campylobacter contamination of poultry in stores.

The horsemeat scandal began in January 2013, when horse was found in items labelled as beef products

Elliott Review: Food Crime Unit underway

Food Standards Agency budget slashed by £22M

By Rod Addy

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) will have seen £22M cut from its budget from the beginning of the horsemeat scandal to the end of the 2015/16 financial year.

The horsemeat scandal prompted the Elliott Review into its handling, which has made several recommendations so far

FSA ‘food crime police’ unit will hit other priorities

By Rick Pendrous

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) lacks the resources to tackle additional food fraud investigation duties recommended by the inquiry into the horsemeat scandal, unless government provides more people and funding.

The FSA said manufacturers must share data to prevent another horsemeat crisis

Share data or risk another horsemeat crisis: FSA

By Laurence Gibbons

Food manufacturers must share their traceability data with the Food Standards Agency (FSA) otherwise it will not be able to prevent another horsemeat crisis from happening, the food safety body has warned.


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