The Food Standards Agency’s has published it’s Annual Science Report which provides information about their investment in science, evidence and analysis during 2013/14.
The FSA have published the first set of quarterly results from a new survey of Campylobacter on fresh shop-bought chickens. The results show 59% of birds tested positive for the presence of Campylobacter. In 4% of samples Campylobacter was identified on the outside of the packaging.
The FSA has launch a new web tool called MyHACCP that offers free step-by-step online guidance to food manufacturing and other food businesses on how to make sure they have got effective HACCP-based controls.
The Food Standards Agency’s consultation event on the future of raw milk regulation is now available as a video-on-demand. The event, which was chaired by broadcaster Julian Worricker, was held on 31 March 2014.
The FSA has today outlined a refreshed strategy to reduce the number of people getting ill from campylobacter. The strategy will be discussed by the FSA Board at its meeting in Aberdeen on Wednesday, 11 September.