Food Standards Agency

Food Standards Agency has a separate website

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) is responsible for food safety and food hygiene in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. It works with local authorities to enforce food safety regulations and its staff work in meat plants to check the standards are being met.

The FSA also has responsibility for labelling policy in Wales and Northern Ireland, and for nutrition policy in Northern Ireland.

FSA is a non-ministerial department, supported by 7 agencies and public bodies.

Documents

News and communications

  1. Natasha's legacy becomes law
  2. Gove to introduce 'Natasha's Law'
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Food labelling: changing food allergen information laws
  2. FSA Innovation and Regulation Plan
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Food Standards Agency annual report and accounts 2018/19
  2. FSA Gender Pay Gap Report 2018
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