food standards


Sandwich initiative

Food waste was high on the agenda in 2016 and this year has kicked off with another UK breakthrough following an agreement between government agencies and the British Sandwich & Food to Go Association (BSA), which will see thousands of tonnes of food destined to go to waste become available to charities instead.

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The big freeze

The countdown to Christmas Day can often be a busy and stressful time. According to research by the Food Standards Agency (FSA), 43 per cent of people feel that buying presents is the main worry, while cooking Christmas dinner comes second, along with family arguments.

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NFCU review published

A review carried out by the Food Standards Agency (FSA) has recommended that the National Food Crime Unit (NFCU) should be given additional powers and resources to boost its ability to tackle food crime and protect consumers.


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