Andy Morling appointed as the new Head of the Food Crime Unit
Posted: 23 March 2015 | Victoria White | No comments yet
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has appointed Andy Morling as the Head of the Food Crime Unit, and he starts in the role this week…
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has appointed Andy Morling as the Head of the Food Crime Unit, and he starts in the role this week.
Mr Morling has extensive experience in intelligence and investigations, having spent the majority of his career working in these areas for HM Revenue & Customs, the Serious Fraud Office, the Serious and Organised Crime Agency, and latterly the National Crime Agency, where he was a Senior Intelligence Lead.
First phase of Food Crime Unit focuses on building intelligence on food fraud and food crime in the UK
The Food Crime Unit was established at the end of last year. During its first phase the Unit is focusing on building intelligence and evidence of the risks and the nature of food fraud and food crime in the UK. The unit exchanges intelligence and priorities at local, regional and national levels with a range of enforcement partners.
Will Creswell, Head of Consumer Protection at the FSA, said: ‘Andy has a strong track record in intelligence and criminal investigation, so he has the ideal experience to lead the Food Crime Unit as it builds its intelligence-gathering network and collaborates with others to tackle criminal behaviour in the food chain’.
For more information on the Food Standards Agency, please visit food.gov.uk.