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Food Standards Agency

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Aviation House
United Kingdom

Telephone : 020 7276 8829

Most recent articles relating to Food Standards Agency;

Russell Hume: latest information from FSA

The Food Standards Agency took action to stop any product from leaving sites operated by Russell Hume because of concerns about non-compliance with food hygiene regulations. These concerns were uncovered as the result of an unannounced audit at one site which then led to a wider investigation in the following days across all their plants and also into products held in cold stores. FULL STORY...

Meeting requirements to mitigate acrylamide formation

Under new EU legislation, which will apply from April 2018, food businesses in the UK will be required to implement practical steps to manage acrylamide within their food safety management systems. FULL STORY...

FSA publishes plans for future food regulation

The FSA chairman, Heather Hancock, has announced the department's plans to change food regulation in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The document called, ‘Regulating Our Future – Why food regulation needs to change and how we are going to do it’, sets out proposals to transform the way food businesses are regulated in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. FULL STORY...

FSA pledges to cut the use of antibiotics

The Food Standards Agency has pledged to cut the use of antibiotics on farms following the discovery of high levels of drug-resistant E.coli on UK supermarket chicken and pork meat. FULL STORY...

Mattessons product recall

The recall relates to certain batches of Roast Chicken Flavour Fridge Raider products is due to the possibility of plastic contamination. FULL STORY...

FSA publishes a list of recent food incidents

The FSA has published a summary of food incidents, handled between January and March 2016, which led to an alert being issued to recall or withdraw products from sale. FULL STORY...

New HACCP web tool

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has introduced MyHACCP which offers free step-by-step online guidance to food manufacturing and other food businesses on how to ensure effective HACCP-based controls. FULL STORY...

Guidance reminder for glitter and dust

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has been reminding the food sector on the legal requirements surrounding the use of dust and glitter for food decoration. FULL STORY...

Cocaine found in bottle of soft drink

The Food Standards Agency has issued a warning about a soft drink that has been found to contain high levels of cocaine.FULL STORY...

Shellfish poisoning outbreak

Following detection by the FSA of unusually high levels of toxins, various shellfish harvesting sites in Scotland have been closed. These toxins, which occur naturally, especially during the summer months, can cause acute food poisoning.FULL STORY...

FSA issues statement on TB risk from meat

The Food Standards Agency has issued a statement following reports in the media about TB risks from meat.FULL STORY...

FSA unveils Annual Report of Incidents

The Food Standards Agency has today published its latest Annual Report of Food Incidents. The report highlights the wide range of incidents managed by the Food Standards Agency during 2012.FULL STORY...

Kingshill Bakery products recalled due to rodent infestation

The Food Standards Agency has announced that certain date codes of Kingshill Bakery products are being recalled on a precautionary basis, because of possible rodent infestation. FULL STORY...

One in 50 horses test positive for bute

The total number of horses that have tested positive for bute at UK abbottoirs since the end of January is 22 – a ratio of one in fifty.FULL STORY...

Horsemeat: Bute found in Asda corned beef

Asda has informed the Food Standards Agency that very low levels of the veterinary medicine phenylbutazone, known as bute, have been found in 340g tins of its Smart Price corned beef.FULL STORY...

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