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Friday, June 23, 2017 - 09:58
According to the NFU Mutual Food Hygiene Ratings Report, 44% of people would turn away from their favourite places to eat if a food hygiene rating of less than four out five was on display. The...
Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 15:04
SALSA has just announced that the UK’s largest independent contract caterer supplying the foodservice and hospitality sectors is actively endorsing the SALSA Scheme by requesting small and local...
Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 11:50
EFSA has just published supplementary guidance on allergenicity to further strengthen risk assessment of genetically modified (GM) plants. It considers new scientific and regulatory developments,...
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 17:04
Today's open Board meeting webcast has now finished. It was being chaired by Food Standards Agency Chair Heather Hancock. It will be available as a video-on-demand within the next few days.
Monday, June 19, 2017 - 13:49
Over 890,000 people in Northern Ireland (61%) plan to get out into the great outdoors for a picnic this summer but al fresco dining doesn’t come without worry for some. That’s according to a...
Monday, June 19, 2017 - 09:16
In accordance with the EU food law, Food Standards Scotland (FSS) is required to charge businesses for the delivery of all meat official controls work carried out by Meat Hygiene Inspectors and...
Monday, June 19, 2017 - 13:49
Over 1.2 million people in Wales (48%) plan to get out into the great outdoors for a picnic this summer but al fresco dining doesn’t come without worry for some. That’s according to a snapshot...
Monday, June 19, 2017 - 13:49
Over 20 million people in the UK (40%) plan to get out into the great outdoors for a picnic this summer but al fresco dining doesn’t come without worry for some. That’s according to a snapshot...
Friday, June 16, 2017 - 21:45
Last week Heather Hancock, Chairman of the FSA gave the annual lecture at the Campden BRI Day. Heather talked about the FSA’s intention to build closer relationships with the food and drink...
Friday, June 16, 2017 - 21:45
New nutritional standards have been developed to make the food on offer for staff and visitors in hospital restaurants and cafes healthier.