Results 141–160 of 200 for "food standards scotland"

Food and Feed (Chernobyl and Fukushima Restrictions) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 - Motion to Approve (14 Mar 2019)

Baroness Manzoor: ...is to review these controls before 30 March. Ministers will make a decision on future controls based on the advice of the Food Standards Agency in England, Wales and Northern Ireland and of Food Standards Scotland in Scotland. The European Commission started the review on the Fukushima accident in January 2019. It is due by 30 June. The UK, represented by the FSA, is already reviewing...

Eating Disorders Awareness Week — [Mr Adrian Bailey in the Chair] (27 Feb 2019)

Bill Grant: ...control of slimming and dietary products, especially the marketing of those products to young and vulnerable individuals. I understand from the news that only this week, concerns were expressed by Food Standards Scotland that DNP—dinitrophenol, an industrial chemical—is being illegally marketed as a slimming pill, which FSS considers to be potentially lethal. It is still available to...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Ministry of Justice: Bullying (26 Feb 2019)

Edward Argar: ...Licensing Agency 6% 16% Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency 17% 37% Dstl 10% 27% Education Scotland 19% 36% Estyn 5% .. FCO Services 9% 37% Food Standards Agency 16% 27% Food Standards Scotland 8% 7% Foreign and Commonwealth Office 12% 22% Government Actuary's Department 7% .. Government Internal Audit Agency 9% 21% Government Legal Department...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy: Bullying (20 Feb 2019)

Richard Harrington: ...Licensing Agency 6% 16% Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency 17% 37% Dstl 10% 27% Education Scotland 19% 36% Estyn 5% .. FCO Services 9% 37% Food Standards Agency 16% 27% Food Standards Scotland 8% 7% Foreign and Commonwealth Office 12% 22% Government Actuary's Department 7% .. Government Internal Audit Agency 9% 21% Government Legal Department...

Scottish Parliament: European Union Exit Preparations (18 Dec 2018)

Michael Russell: ...from other cabinet secretaries, including those responsible for health, justice, transport, rural and finance issues, as well as their officials, other organisations such as Transport Scotland, Food Standards Scotland and Marine Scotland, the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities, civil contingencies responders and, of course, Police Scotland. The structure is supported by a rapid...

Scottish Parliament: Physical Activity, Diet and Healthy Weight (15 Nov 2018)

Joe FitzPatrick: ...is already under way on a comprehensive set of proposals on which we would welcome feedback. As with all big public health interventions, we know that we need to take the public with us. The latest Food Standards Scotland data shows that around half of the public support restricting the promotion of unhealthy products, but we are not complacent. We will continue to make the case for change...

Bill Presented: Folic Acid Fortification (25 Oct 2018)

Sharon Hodgson: ..., but is the consultation about seeing whether flour should be fortified with folic acid or is it just about establishing what the upper limit for folate levels should be? Modelling undertaken by Food Standards Scotland in 2017 indicated that fortification at the recommended levels, with a capping of voluntary fortification and supplements, can achieve the reductions in NTD risk without...

Public Bill Committee: Agriculture Bill: Examination of Witness (23 Oct 2018)

Jason Feeney: I cover England, Wales and Northern Ireland—the Food Standards Agency covers three of the four countries, and obviously we have a close working relationship with colleagues in Food Standards Scotland. Indeed, we spent two days up there last week working with colleagues from Food Standards Scotland. Food safety is a devolved issue. We are developing arrangements whereby the...

Scottish Parliament: BSE (23 Oct 2018)

Mairi Gougeon: ...response, which has been led by Scotland’s chief veterinary officer and the animal health and welfare team in the Scottish Government. The response has involved the Animal and Plant Health Agency, Food Standards Scotland and Health Protection Scotland. I can provide the following details. First, I want to be clear that the animal that was positively diagnosed for BSE was not destined for...

Leaving the Eu: Upland Farming (26 Jun 2018)

Jonathan Edwards: ...that only the Union Jack can appear on our driving licences, despite honourable exceptions in Wales who insist on having the Welsh dragon on them. Concerns are not limited to Wales. The chair of Food Standards Scotland, Ross Finnie, expressed his concern in a letter to the Scottish Parliament. On the power grab, he said: “However, if those matters are reserved to the UK Government to...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Food: Manufacturing Industries (15 Jun 2018)

Steve Brine: In response to the incidents identified in meat processing factories the Food Standards Agency (FSA) and Food Standards Scotland (FSS) announced a full review of cutting plants and cold stores handling meat in February 2018. The terms of reference for this review were published in March 2018 outlining the scope, objectives, deliverables, approach and timescales for this review, and on 6 June...

Fortified Flour (16 May 2018)

Steve Brine: ...England, for which I have ministerial responsibility, and other Government agencies and Departments across the UK. It has recently updated the evidence on folic acid in response to a request from Food Standards Scotland, which was prompted by Scottish Ministers expressing a desire to proceed unilaterally with the mandatory folic acid fortification of flour north of the border. In its most...

Scottish Parliament: European Union (Withdrawal) Bill (15 May 2018)

Gillian Martin: ...has refused to rule out the weakening of food and drink standards through trade deals. The result of that might be the influx of low-grade products, as Emma Harper mentioned. Ross Finnie of Food Standards Scotland said that “it will be difficult for Scottish stakeholders’ voices to be heard, or for the needs of businesses or consumers in Scotland to be given priority”. The...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Slaughterhouses (26 Mar 2018)

Lord Gardiner of Kimble: ... 2017 174 102 44 320 276 Source: Food Standards Agency The data was sourced from the Food Standards Agency. The number of abattoirs in Scotland and Northern Ireland are held by Food Standards Scotland and the Food Standards Agency Northern Ireland. Northern Ireland do not hold data prior to 2008 so the figures provided are just for Great Britain.

Scottish Parliament: Healthy Weight Strategy (27 Feb 2018)

Aileen Campbell: ...that we should take, it is clear that the scale of the challenge that we face and the need to act decisively were widely recognised. That view is shared by the public more generally. Yesterday, Food Standards Scotland reported that 91 per cent of people think that obesity is a serious problem. Although the issue is by no means new, there is a new resolve to tackle it, which is galvanising...

Public Bill Committee: Trade Bill: Role of Joint Ministerial Committee ( 1 Feb 2018)

Matt Western: It is a privilege to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Davies. I was particularly struck by what Elspeth Macdonald, the deputy chief executive of Food Standards Scotland, said. Perhaps my hon. Friend agrees with her. In giving evidence, she said: “The principal issue with the Bill that causes us great difficulties is the way in which it constrains the ability of the Scottish Parliament and...

Public Bill Committee: Trade Bill: Implementation of international trade agreements (30 Jan 2018)

Alan Brown: ...mentions the Department of Health and the Food Standards Agency. Is it not deficient because it does not recognise the devolved Administrations? I wonder whether that is an omission, because Food Standards Scotland actually gave evidence to this Committee.

Public Bill Committee: Trade Bill: Implementation of the Agreement on Government Procurement (25 Jan 2018)

Barry Gardiner: ...designated in the roll-over Bill. Of course, it may be that the Minister specifies the Food Standards Agency in England as the body that will now make the specifications. It might be better to use Food Standards Scotland, which we heard from earlier today. It is absolutely right that there is a process of consultation between the devolved Administrations and the Minister at that point to...

Public Bill Committee: Trade Bill: Examination of Witnesses (25 Jan 2018)

Elspeth Macdonald: I am Elspeth Macdonald. I am the deputy chief executive of Food Standards Scotland.

Public Bill Committee: Trade Bill (23 Jan 2018)

...Tuesday 23 January Until no later than 5.00 pm UK Finance; British Retail Consortium Standard Chartered Bank Thursday 25 January Until no later than 12.00 pm Devro plc; Scotch Whisky Association Food Standards Scotland Thursday 25 January Until no later than 1.00 pm Business for Scotland; British Furniture Association Hologic (3) proceedings on consideration of the Bill in Committee...


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