Results 41–60 of 200 for "food standards scotland"

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Food and Hygiene: Standards (18 Oct 2022)

Dr Caroline Johnson: ...(Revocation and Reform) Bill will preserve and incorporate the necessary retained European Union regulations into domestic legislation before the proposed 2023 expiry. The Food Standards Agency and Food Standards Scotland are participating in the review of all retained EU law within its area of responsibility and advises the Government and the devolved administrations as appropriate.

Scottish Parliament: Retained EU Law (Revocation and Reform) Bill (Food Safety and Quality) ( 5 Oct 2022)

Mairi Gougeon: That is an area that causes us significant concern. Scottish ministers are advised on food safety and standards matters by Food Standards Scotland. The Minister for Public Health, Women’s Health and Sport and I meet regularly with the chief executive officer of FSS to discuss a range of issues. The bill will, of course, feature in our on-going discussions with FSS. The Scottish Government...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Food: Imports (28 Sep 2022)

Mark Spencer: ...can be found on GOV.UK. We also have controls governing the entry into Great Britain of “High Risk Food (and feed) of Non-Animal Origin” from certain countries. The Food Standards Agency and Food Standards Scotland review the commodities in the Regulation on a regular basis. Following a public consultation, the annexes of the regulation that governs these rules (Retained EU Regulation...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Bread (21 Jul 2022)

Victoria Prentis: Defra, alongside the Department of Health and Social Care, the Food Standards Agency in Northern Ireland and Wales, Food Standards Scotland and the Scottish and Welsh Governments have been conducting jointly a review of The Bread and Flour Regulations 1998 and The Bread and Flour (Northern Ireland) Regulations 1998 to ensure the regulations are fit for purpose and support UK industry while...

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for International Trade: Publication of report pursuant to Section 42 of the Agriculture Act 2020 on the UK-New Zealand Free Trade Agreement (21 Jul 2022)

Anne-Marie Trevelyan: ...protection, animal welfare and food safety standards in our trade negotiations. This report, which draws on independent advice from the Trade and Agriculture Commission[1], Food Standards Agency and Food Standards Scotland, confirms the Government’s view that the UK-New Zealand FTA is consistent with the maintenance of UK statutory protections in these areas. This report is intended to...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Honey: Testing (20 Jul 2022)

Victoria Prentis: ...by the relevant local authorities, using a weight of evidence approach, and they concluded there was insufficient evidence to indicate fraud or non-compliance. Defra, the Food Standards Agency, Food Standards Scotland and the Government Chemist have been working together to identify areas where the Government can facilitate progress on some of the underpinning scientific issues that have...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Flour: Folic Acid (19 Jul 2022)

Lord Kamall: The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, the Department of Health and Social Care, the Food Standards Agency in Northern Ireland and Wales, Food Standards Scotland and the devolved administrations in Scotland and Wales are jointly conducting a review of The Bread and Flour Regulations 1998 and The Bread and Flour (Northern Ireland) Regulations 1998. This is to ensure the...

Public Bill Committee: Genetic Technology (Precision Breeding) Bill: Clause 27 - Food and feed marketing authorisations: register ( 7 Jul 2022)

Deidre Brock: ...referred to the Scottish and Welsh Governments’ views on the situation. He will be aware that clause 27 just talks about the Food Standards Agency and the Secretary of State, and does not cover Food Standards Scotland, Scottish Ministers or indeed Welsh Ministers. With that in mind, I hope he will look carefully at new clause 9 and my amendment 37, which is coming up, because they will...

Public Bill Committee: Genetic Technology (Precision Breeding) Bill: Clause 26 - Regulation of food and feed produced from precision bred organisms ( 7 Jul 2022)

Victoria Prentis: ...as it continues the process of building the new framework. Work is already under way to make sure that the right stakeholders are involved, including officials in Wales and Northern Ireland, and Food Standards Scotland. They will be able to shape the frameworks and how they operate in practice. There are already existing provisions in general food law for securing traceability of food and...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Bread and Flour: Regulation ( 4 Jul 2022)

Lord Benyon: Defra, alongside the Department of Health and Social Care, the Food Standards Agency in Northern Ireland and Wales, Food Standards Scotland and the Scottish and Welsh Governments, have been conducting jointly a review of The Bread and Flour Regulations 1998 and The Bread and Flour (Northern Ireland) Regulations 1998 to ensure the regulations are fit for purpose and support UK industry while...

Public Bill Committee: Genetic Technology (Precision Breeding) Bill: Examination of Witness (28 Jun 2022)

Deidre Brock: Q Food Standards Scotland produced a paper in March of this year that pointed out potential for regulatory divergence between the four nations of the UK and that the Bill could result in Ministers in England taking decisions on the approval of genome-edited food and food products with little or no involvement from Food Standards Scotland or, indeed, Ministers in Scotland. It is an...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Meat: Novel Foods (21 Jun 2022)

Maggie Throup: ...meat is considered a novel food and is therefore subject to an approval process. When a food business submits a novel food application, it will be assessed by the Food Standards Agency (FSA), with Food Standards Scotland (FSS). If the FSA, FSS and Ministers are satisfied the food is safe and appropriate for the market in Great Britain, the food will be approved. At this stage, the FSA and...

Scottish Parliament: Economic Priorities ( 8 Jun 2022)

Elizabeth Smith: ...has decided to make savage cuts to public sector jobs. The New Statesman offered the view that that will include many jobs in Government agencies and quangos—Transport Scotland, Marine Scotland, Food Standards Scotland and the Scottish Environment Protection Agency were all mentioned in its article. We will see what happens in that regard. I am sure that the public will find it difficult...

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for International Trade: Publication of report pursuant to Section 42 of the Agriculture Act 2020 on the UK-Australia Free Trade Agreement ( 6 Jun 2022)

Anne-Marie Trevelyan: ...protection, animal welfare and food safety standards in our trade negotiations. This report, which draws on independent advice from the Trade and Agriculture Commission[1], Food Standards Agency and Food Standards Scotland, confirms the Government’s view that the UK-Australia FTA is consistent with the maintenance of UK statutory protections in these areas. This report is intended to...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Bread: Sugar (25 Apr 2022)

Lord Benyon: Defra alongside the Food Standards Agency (FSA) in Northern Ireland and Wales, Food Standards Scotland, the Department of Health and Social Care, and the Scottish and Welsh Governments are currently conducting a review of The Bread and Flour Regulations 1998 and The Bread and Flour (Northern Ireland) Regulations 1998 to ensure the regulations are fit for purpose, supporting industry while...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Food: Shortages (20 Apr 2022)

Lord Benyon: ...on product labelling in the immediate term, we have put in place measures to help support industry while they adjust product labelling. Defra has been working with the Food Standards Agency (FSA), Food Standards Scotland (FSS) and the Department of Health and Social Care to consider approaches to help maintain food supply in a way that is safe and in the interests of consumers. Use of...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Honey: Fraud (17 Mar 2022)

Victoria Prentis: ...continue to check and enforce honey rules throughout the UK. As honey is a product of animal origin it is also subject to additional mandatory checks at import. Defra, the Food Standards Agency, Food Standards Scotland and the Government Chemist have been working together to understand the latest scientific evidence on honey testing to ensure all honey can be fairly and accurately tested...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Bread (14 Feb 2022)

Lord Benyon: Defra alongside the Food Standards Agency (FSA) in Northern Ireland and Wales, Food Standards Scotland, DHSC, and the Scottish and Welsh Governments are currently conducting a review of The Bread and Flour Regulations 1998 and The Bread and Flour (Northern Ireland) Regulations 1998 to ensure the regulations are fit for purpose and support UK industry while protecting consumers. To assist the...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Food: Imports ( 3 Feb 2022)

Victoria Prentis: ...will, as now, have to comply with our import requirements. A range of Government departments, agencies and bodies continue to ensure that standards are met including the Food Standards Agency, Food Standards Scotland, the Animal and Plant Health Agency, The Veterinary Medicines Directorate and Health and Safety Executive. In addition, since our exit from the EU we have created new...

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Trade Agreements: Australia ( 2 Feb 2022)

Penny Mordaunt: .... DIT will be drawing on advice from a number of sources, including the independent Trade and Agriculture Commission. On human health protections, DIT is working with the Food Standards Agency and Food Standards Scotland to ensure the report is robust and comprehensive. The remit of the S42 report is as set out in S42 of the Agriculture Act 2020.


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