Food Standards Agency

Is heat and organic acid effective on meat in reducing microbiological contamination?

FSA appeals for surface treatment research

By Joseph James Whitworth

The UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) is inviting tenders on the effectiveness of surface treatment in reducing microbiological contamination of meat.

Fewer food inspections should not compromise food safety, said the FSA's Andrew Rhodes

Food safety conference

Food safety not threatened by budget cuts: FSA

By Mike Stones

Budget cuts are leading to fewer food inspections but food safety should not be compromised, according to the Food Standards Agency (FSA).

The food safety watchdog slammed the Association of Independent Meat Suppliers for failing to share information

Meat suppliers group slammed for horsemeat secrecy

By Rick Pendrous

The Association of Independent Meat Suppliers (AIMS) has been criticised by the chief executive of the Food Standards Agency (FSA) for refusing to share precise details about a recent incident of horsemeat contamination in a shipment of beef.

FSA pumps £500,000 into food safety funding

FSA pumps £500,000 into food safety funding

By Rod Addy

The UK’s Food Standards Agency (FSA) has injected £500,000 into funding food safety, authenticity and traceability research in collaboration with the Technology Strategy Board (TSB).

The new international study aims to establish a standardised approach to allergen management

World’s largest food allergy study launched

By Rick Pendrous

An international study into food allergies has been launched which hopes to establish a standardised approach to allergen management for companies involved in food manufacturing.

3,231 people were quizzed by the FSA in its latest survey

Survey highlights food safety concerns

By Rod Addy

Consumers were most uneasy about animal cloning, genetic modification, irradiation, and nanotechnology among the new technologies used by the food industry, according to UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) survey results.

Lasagne is one product that horse meat has been found in

Horse meat - The latest developments

Horse meat mislabelled as diced beef sold in UK

By Joe Whitworth

Forty kilograms of horse meat labelled as diced beef has been sold in Preston and Liverpool, according to the UK Food Standards Agency (FSA).


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