The 2022 “Our Food” report has warned that staff shortages could make it harder to identify food safety threats.
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Food Standards Scotland has unveiled its new online tool that it claims may prevent them becoming a victim of food crime.
The FSA and FSS have launched a new system for regulated products to "help businesses through the authorisation process".
A research project by the FSA and FSS has revealed what UK consumers think about precision bred food. Find out more here…
The consultation will look at changing the bread and flour regulations that have been in place for more than 20 years, but some in the baking sector think it does not go far enough.
UK health authorities are concerned that some vulnerable consumers are at risk of Listeriosis, which can be more serious for some groups of people.
The two UK food standards authorities have identified the biggest risks to food safety, but overall they conclude that food standards have been maintained despite the challenges of the past 18 months.
Further restrictions on UK shoppers are in place after Tesco was reported to be the third supermarket to limit sales of cooking oil.
Following the announcement of £19.2 million for a cross-government surveillance project to protect public health, the FSA’s Chief Scientific Advisor Professor Robin May explains why it is needed.
Food Standards Scotland says it has consulted with the Scottish food industry on the new legislation, which will come into effect in October following the death of Natasha Ednan-Laperouse in 2016.
Food Standards Agency (FSA) Chief Scientific Advisor, Robin May, discusses the newly published ‘Consumer perceptions of genome edited food’ report, ahead of DEFRA’s announcement of next steps for the regulation of genetic technologies.