FSA holds meeting in Wales
Food labelling and nutrition will be on the agenda next month when
the Food Standards Agency's Advisory Committee for Wales brings its
open meeting to Newport.
High cancer causing chemicals in greek oil
The UK FSA issued further advice on olive-pomace oil, following
notification from the EC of unacceptably high levels of dangerous
chemicals in Greek products.
FSA pleased with new Policy Commission
The British Food Standards Agency welcomed the announcement that a
Policy Commission on Farming and Food would be set up.
Food agency reacts to UK organic report
According to a new report, organic food is healthier and safer for
Radioactivity in foodstuffs, FSA calls for comments
The UK Food Standards Agency is currently seeking views from the
food industry on the European Commission's proposal to introduce
legislation controlling radioactivity in foodstuffs.
Philippine gov hunts out harmful soy sauce
Philippine Trade and Industry Secretary Manuel Roxas sent
government teams to grocery stores nationwide to search for
imported sauces, which British health authorities say contain high
levels of chemicals that cause cancer if taken...
Scotland hosts Food Labelling Forum
A third of all Scottish consumers question the accuracy of food
labels and more than a quarter find labels difficult to understand,
according to Food...
UK agency issues dioxin advice
The UK Food Standards Agency issued advice recently about the food
safety implications of dioxins produced by pyres in the wake of
Foot and Mouth disease.
New labelling law for inulin in the UK
The UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) has adopted an AOAC
international method to authorise the labelling of inulin as a
fibre. The move comes after several...
A boost to food safety in Scotland
A budget increase for the Scottish Food Standards Agency will boost
the Agency's programme to ensure that Scottish consumers get safer,
Food Safety codes and local authorities
Food safety enforcement officials in the U.K. take on new
responsibilities under revised codes of practice submitted to
health ministers by the Food Standards...
EU-wide ban on "pithing" discussed
The U.K. Food Standards Authority announced recently that public
consultation has started on proposals for an EU-wide ban on
"pithing" in cattle, sheep...
UK food agency reports on BSE
The U.K Food Standards Agency is to start public consultation until
the beginning of November on its draft report of BSE controls. Sir
Joh Krebs, Chairman...