The incoming UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) chair has said she is ‘surprised’ the Food Crime Unit (FCU) is not moving faster and it reflects the need to inject a bit more agility and pace into the agency.
More reaction after FSA publishes Campylobacter in chicken results
Public Health England (PHE) has said any initiative that helps reduce Campylobacter infections is welcomed after a UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) survey found 70% of chickens sold in UK supermarkets tested positive for the bug.
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...
Consumers should not alter their eating habits in light of last week’s opinion from the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) on the potential risks of mineral oil hydrocarbons (MOH) in foods, said UK officials.
The UK has vowed to suspend the production desinewed meat (DSM) following pressure from the European Commission (EC) – a move the British Meat Processors Association (BMPA) has labeled a “criminal waste of a valuable product.”
Raw sprouted seeds of the type linked to the outbreaks of E.coli 0104:H4 can now be eaten raw as long as the label indicates they are ‘ready to eat’ or ‘ready to wash’, said the UK Food Standards agency as it amended its safety advice.
The UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) will retain its food safety role but has been stripped of its nutritional and labelling responsibilities in England, as the Government confirmed its expected shake up of the body today.
Abolishing the UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) would be a backward step that could sacrifice the body’s independent science-based approach and push food policy formation back into the political arena, former EFSA chairman Professor Patrick Wall told FoodProductionDaily.com.
A reformulated version of Bonsoy soy ‘milk’ has been approved for sale by Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ), after initially being withdrawn due to raised iodine levels derived from a kombu seaweed ingredient.
GM food and animal cloning are the emerging food technologies that give rise to most concerns due to the fact that they represent the greatest departure from what are perceived to be ‘natural’ or ‘traditional’ foods, claims a report from the UK Food Standards...
The Food and Drink Federation said it is baffled by a Food Standards Agency recommendation to keep the protein cap that limits products such as cereals being advertised to children, which it said overturned previous advice without “good reason”.
The UK Food Standards Agency has set out core challenges for the food industry as part of its strategy to beat obesity, but recognises that work is already underway by industry to make food products healthier.
Many UK biscuit and cake products have reached their salt-reduction
limit, thanks to bakers' efforts to cut salt components, according
to Barbara Gallani, manager of the Food and Drink Federation's
Biscuit, Cake, Chocolate...
The UK Food Standards Agency has reported the Yo! Sushi will be the
restaurants to use its traffic light scheme - intended for food
manufacturers - on menus, indicating progress in raising awareness
for the healthier eating message.
The UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) will discuss tomorrow whether to
maintain a voluntary approach for food manufacturers in limiting
harmful trans fatty acids or whether to introduce mandatory
Only two out of over 100 'standard' food products in a recent
survey of retailers' own brand foods met with salt slashing targets
set by the UK's food watchdog, suggesting ongoing research into
reducing the content...
The UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) has issued yet another food
hazard warning over food products contaminated with the potential
carcinogen Sudan I. But in India, the country's spices board
reveals it is tackling the problem.
A report commissioned for the UK's Food Standards Agency has
provided the clearest evidence yet that there is a link between
advertising food products aimed at children and the declining
health standards among the younger generation.