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Rick Pendrous, editor, Food Manufacture

The FSA ponders the concept of risky foods

By Rick Pendrous

We are becoming a more risk-averse society. But when it comes to food and drink, some consumers – influenced by their personal beliefs and experiences – see things quite differently.

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.

Responsibility for authenticity and labelling is unlikely to be returned to the FSA, said George Eustice

Labelling policy will not be returned to FSA

By Rick Pendrous

The government is unlikely to return authenticity and labelling policy to the Food Standards Agency (FSA) as recommended by Professor Chris Elliott’s interim report into last year’s horsemeat scandal.

The FSA lacks the resources to take on a national policing role, Brown claimed

FSA lacks resources to take on national food fraud policing role

By Rick Pendrous

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) lacks the resources to take on a national policing role for food fraud within a new food crime unit, as recommended by Professor Chris Elliot in his interim report following last year’s horsemeat scandal.

Rooker plea to keep the FSA independent

Rooker plea to keep the FSA independent

Launching the Food Standards Agency's (FSA's) science and evidence strategic plan for the next five years at an event in London last month, chairman...


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