FSA maintains safety guidance on acrylamide and furan

UK - UK’s Food Standards Agency has announced that following investigations on amount of acrylamide and furan present in a range of retail foods, the levels do not increase risk to human health. The agency said as a result, it does not change its advice to consumers on acrylamide and furan. FSA carried a survey…

UK meat supplier goes into administration, blames FSA for scandal

UK - Russell Hume, the UK meat supplier has fallen into administration with 300 job loss, condemning the Food Standards Agency (FSA) for inappropriately handling the ‘food hygiene concerns’ and labelling impropriety, according to a report in the Guardian. The investigation instituted to obtain sufficient information on the non-compliance and food safety issues identified at…

Fairfax Meadow voluntarily recalls meat products after unannounced FSA inspection

UK - Fairfax Meadow, a supplier of meat products in the UK has called for a voluntary withdrawal of its meat products from a series of pubs, bars, hotel and restaurants after a surprise inspection visit by the Foods Standards Agency (FSA). FSA had made the unannounced inspection at its premises in England and Scotland…

FSA launches investigation of meat cutting premises upon non-compliance

UK - The Food Standards Agency (FSA) in collaboration with Food Standards Scotland (FSS) has announced that it was launching an investigation of meat cutting premises and cold stores. According to the FSA and FSS, they will continue investigations about food safety which would include extended use of ‘use by’ dates, and the food safety…