The Food Standards Agency has today published the first of three scientific reports, which attempt to compare international food standards.
Results of checks at the border on food by Belgian and Swiss authorities and French controls on seafood products have revealed varying levels of non-compliance.
In Belgium, the Federal Agency for the Safety of the Food Chain (FASFC) inspectors were i
Escherichia coli (E. coli) O157, a Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC), is an important foodborne pathogen, responsible for numerous outbreaks of gastrointestinal infection worldwide. It is now apparent, however, that E. coli isolates of serogroups
The reality of living with a food allergy, the practicalities of good allergen management and the emerging opportunities and challenges in the food chain were all discussed at the Food Standards Agency’s first ever allergy symposium.
Tina Potter, Head of Incidents at the Food Standards Agency (FSA), tells New Food how food businesses in the UK should be complying to regulatory standards that not only protect the health of consumers, but can prevent cases from ever occurring.
Recently published Food Standards Agency (FSA) research on foodborne viruses included a large retail survey conducted in 2015-16. It showed that 5.3% of lettuce, 2.3 % of fresh raspberries and 3.6% of frozen raspberries, tested positive for Norovirus
A SLAUGHTERHOUSE boss caught up in the 2015 horse meat scandal has appeared in court again for food safety offences.
Peter Boddy, who runs the Cross Stone Abattoir in Todmorden, was being prosecuted once more by the Food Standards Agency.
Lidl Northern Ireland is recalling three products as the allergens labelling is not in English. This makes the product unsafe for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to milk or its constituents, an allergy or intolerance to wheat or gluten and/or a
FSA is issuing precautionary egg safety and handling advice to consumers in relation to a limited number of British Lion Eggs with flock code 1UK11871 and three best before dates because a very small number of these eggs may be contaminated wi
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has issued two alerts warning of potential listeria contamination and a processor supplying products “that have not been produced in accordance with food hygiene and legislative requirements".
This year’s FSA Symposium of Social Science will be held in Cardiff on November 4th 2019 as part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science.
Chair of the Food Standards Agency (FSA) Heather Hancock has announced the appointment of Professor Bill Keevil as independent Chair to the Advisory Committee on the Microbiological Safety of Food (ACMSF).
A fashionable low-calorie ice cream may contain traces of milk despite being called dairy free, prompting anger among allergy sufferers who describe its labelling as “misleading and confusing”.
Tesco is urgently recalling packs of Itsu’s Vegetable Gyoza over fears they may contain prawns which are not mentioned on the ingredients label.
On Sunday, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) issued a warning that the presence of prawns makes the product
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has today published its Annual Report and Accounts for the past financial year. It covers our performance and activities in 2018/19 across England, Wales and Northern Ireland at a net cost of £98.7 million.
The Food Standards Agency has today announced the appointment of Emily Miles as its new chief executive.
Emily is currently the acting Director-General for the EU Exit Delivery Group in Defra and will join the FSA in September 2019.
The sandwich producer that has become infamous for it’s part in a Listeria outbreak that killed at least five people in England has gone into liquidation.
The Good Food Chain had been told it could restart operations by the Food Standards Agency (FSA
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