Food Standards Agency

The Society of Food Hygiene (SOFHT) event is on March 19

Campylobacter at centre of SOFHT event

By Joseph James Whitworth

The UK Food Standards Agency (FSA), Bernard Matthews and Sealed Air will be speaking at a conference on Campylobacter next month.

Egg is a common food allergen

‘Window of opportunity’ before allergen thresholds

By Joseph James Whitworth

There is a ‘window of opportunity’ for the analytical community to get its house in order before allergen thresholds come in, according to an analyst for the Government Chemist.

Brown: 'We don't have the resources to take away responsibility from the police'

FSA restructures to ensure food crime unit capability

By Rick Pendrous

The Food Standards Agency is undergoing “major restructuring” creating an estimated 50 new jobs as it sets up the food crime unit (FCU) following the publication of Professor Chris Elliott’s report into last year’s horsemeat scandal.

The Elliott Review has created quite a response from all sectors

Elliott Review: The reaction

Positive reaction to Elliott Review findings but challenges ahead

By Joseph James Whitworth

There has been a mostly positive welcome to findings and future direction set out in the Elliott Review but also a warning of the work ahead. FoodQualityNews gives you the highlights from the reaction below.   

Creating a food crime unit was another finding of the report

Review published in light of horse meat fraud

Elliott Review calls for action to stop food fraud

By Joseph James Whitworth

The UK government has promised action on food laboratories and supply chain audits following the publication of a long-awaited report assessing food integrity.  

The UK Food Standards Agency has published new guidelines to help small and medium sized businesses meet new allergen labelling rules.

New advice and infographic for SMEs

FIC update: UK publishes advice for SMEs on food allergen labelling

By Nathan Gray

The UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) has issued technical guidance to help small and medium-sized (SME) businesses comply with new rules on allergen labelling and information, which take effect later this year as part of the Food Information for Consumers...


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