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Food SafetyLevels of AMR E. coli in UK retail meat remain low
UNITED KINGDOM, London. The Food Standards Agency has published the Year 3 results of an EU survey commissioned to assess the frequency of certain types of antimicrobial resistant (AMR) E. coli in raw UK retail pork and beef.
TestingA fifth of samples reveal unspecified animals' DNA
UNITED KINGDOM, London. More than a fifth of meat sample tests in 2017 found DNA from animals not on the labelling according to BBC based on information by the FSA.
DEFRAChina lifts ban on exports of British beef
THE UNITED KINGDOM, London. The ban on the export of British beef to China has been lifted.
UKPoultry Campylobacter contaminated
THE UNITED KINGDOM, London. Almost six in ten samples of UK-produced fresh whole chickens tested positive for Campylobacter, according to the latest results.
Russell HumeRestaurant supplier involved in hygiene scandal
THE UNITED KINGDOM, London. A spokesman for the Jamie Oliver Group says its restaurants have been able to source replacement meat, so the move did not result in shortages for diners.
FSAPoor hygiene in abattoirs denied
THE UNITED KINGDOM, London. The Food Standards Agency has hit back at claims one in four abattoirs fail to meet basic food hygiene standards.
Animal welfareReview of standards in slaughterhouses
UNITED KINGDOM, London The Food Standards Agency has completed a programme of unannounced inspections of all slaughterhouses in Britain.
CampylobacterUp to one third of people at risk
UNITED KINGDOM, London New figures from the Food Standards Agency (FSA) suggest that up to a third of the population could contract food poisoning from campylobacter.
Seven out of 10 chickens positive for Campylobacter
UNITED KINGDOM, London 70% of chickens sold in UK supermarkets have tested positive for Campylobacter, according to the UK Food Standards Agency (FSA).
Discovering public perception on horse meat scandal
UNITED KINGDOM, Cardiff Cardiff University researchers will discover public perceptions of the recent horse meat scandal for the first time by analysing social media data.
Improvement needed for UK food authenticity
THE UNITED KINGDOM, London Food policy in the United Kingdom contributed to a failure to recognise the heightened risk of adulterated food products entering the food chain, according to a report from the UK's National Audit Office (NAO).
Hungarian horse meat labelled as beef
ENGLAND, London The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has been informed by Lancashire County Council that it has identified 100kg of horse meat imported from Hungary labelled as beef.
Beef lasagne products found with horse meat
UNITED KINGDOM, London As part of its ongoing investigation into mislabelled meat, the Food Standards Agency has confirmed that the meat content of beef lasagne products recalled by Findus has tested positive for more than 60% horse meat.
2013 priorities on science and evidence
UNITED KINGDOM, London The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has published its Forward Evidence Plan for 2013. The plan outlines priority science and evidence activities for the coming year, including potential areas for research funding and workshops that will help develop the Agency’s evidence base.
Food standards body for Scotland
SCOTLAND, Edinburgh Ministers have agreed to create a new Scottish body for food safety, food standards, nutrition, food labelling and meat inspection.
Cause for concern list published in the UK
UK, London Starting last week, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) is routinely publishing the full list of those meat plants that, on the basis of their audit reports, are considered 'cause for concern'.
New EU labelling rules could cost millions
THE UNITED KINGDOM, Kettering The Chilled Foods Association (CFA) fears that the cost of complying with new EU labelling rules could run into millions of British pounds.
Meat industry welcomes changes in inspection
LONDON The British Meat Processors Association (BMPA) has welcomed invitations from the Food Standards Agency (FSA) for the industry to take the lead in devising alternative methods of meat inspection.
11 mill. working days a year lost to stomach bugs
LONDON Campylobacter and norovirus were highlighted as two major causes of the 11 mill. working days lost in the UK economy every year because of stomach upsets.