Results 1–20 of 3841 for fsa

Serious Fraud Office — [Albert Owen in the Chair] (7 Feb 2017)

Kirsten Oswald: ...money. There is also a great deal of interest in the failure of the regulatory system to prevent harm in response to the whistleblowing by Mr Patellis. The information he provided appears to have been simply ignored by the FSA for many months. In a recent report on a complaint by Mr Patellis, the Complaints Commissioner referred to an internal memo within the FSA, acknowledging that there...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Microplastics: Seas and Oceans (1 Feb 2017)

Nicola Blackwood: The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has been monitoring the scientific evidence concerning the occurrence and effects of microplastics in seafood. On the basis of current information, the FSA considers it is unlikely that the presence of the low levels of microplastic particles that have been reported to occur in certain types of seafood would cause harm to consumers. The FSA will continue to...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Slaughterhouses: Animal Welfare (20 Jan 2017)

George Eustice: Official veterinarians (OVs) from the Food Standards Agency (FSA) are present in all approved slaughterhouses in England and take a prompt, proportionate and risk based approach to enforcement action when animal welfare breaches are identified. The numbers of these cases identified by the FSA for the period from April 2014 to June 2016 were published on the FSA website in August 2016...

Equine Welfare Standards - Question for Short Debate (11 Jan 2017)

Lord Gardiner of Kimble: ...the noble Baroness, Lady Masham, raised. Regardless of whether there is CCTV in slaughterhouses there are clear legal obligations on all operators to have appropriate monitoring procedures in place for all slaughter operations. Of course, official veterinarians of the FSA are present during slaughter operations to monitor and enforce animal health and welfare regulations. The point the...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Food: Waste (19 Dec 2016)

Lord Gardiner of Kimble: The Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) worked with the Food Standards Agency (FSA) and Defra in 2010 to produce guidance to industry on best practice in the application of date labels on food. WRAP has also worked with retailers and manufacturers through the Courtauld Commitment to help improve labelling. Defra published data labelling guidance in 2011. WRAP has made significant...

Commercial Financial Dispute Resolution Platform (15 Dec 2016)

Kirsten Oswald: ...was underscored by the involvement of major companies in the financial services sector. The initial operator of the fund, part of the Capita Group, holds major contracts with central and local government across the UK, was regulated by the FSA, and is regulated today by the FCA. The Connaught fund collapsed in 2012. Yet, nearly five years later, investors still wait to hear what really...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Food: Hygiene (15 Dec 2016)

Lord Prior of Brampton: The Food Standards Agency (FSA) does not have any immediate plans to increase requirements or penalties for hygiene standards. However, though the FSA’s ‘Regulating Our Future’ programme it is working to reform and improve the current regulatory system, thus making sure that people have safe food, food they can trust, and that it is what it says it is.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Food: Hygiene (12 Dec 2016)

Nicola Blackwood: The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has responsibility for the Food Hygiene Rating Scheme. Currently it is voluntary for food businesses in England to display their hygiene ratings. Display has been mandatory in Wales since November 2013 and in Northern Ireland since October 2016. The FSA is exploring how a statutory scheme, including display of ratings on-line, could be delivered in England,...

Equine Slaughterhouses (CCTV) — [Mrs Anne Main in the Chair] (29 Nov 2016)

George Eustice: ...have encouraged the voluntary take-up of CCTV in slaughterhouses, and will continue to do so. It might help if I clarify the current situation concerning CCTV in slaughterhouses generally. The latest FSA survey figures show that in Great Britain 92% of cattle, 96% of pig, 88% of sheep and 99% of poultry throughput is currently from premises with CCTV. As the hon. Member for Penistone and...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Catering: Hygiene (16 Nov 2016)

Lord Prior of Brampton: The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has responsibility for the Food Hygiene Rating Scheme. Currently, it is voluntary for food businesses in England to display their hygiene ratings. Display has been mandatory in Wales since 2013 and in Northern Ireland since October 2016. Next year, as a result of a further regulation under the statutory scheme in Northern Ireland, businesses which offer online...

Public Bill Committee: Cultural Property (Armed Conflicts) Bill [Lords]: Written evidence reported to the House (15 Nov 2016)

...Meyer OBE, Head of International Law, British Red Cross CPB 02A Mr Michael Meyer OBE, Head of International Law, British Red Cross: Annex A: Protecting the emblems leaflet CPB 03 Mark Dunkley FSA MCIfA CPB 04 Professor Roger O’Keefe CPB 05 UK National Committee of the Blue Shield CPB 06 BAMF CPB 07 Council for British Archaeology CPB 08 Professor Janet Ulph CPB 09 Antiquities...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Food Poisoning: Poultry (25 Oct 2016)

Nicola Blackwood: The Food Standards Agency (FSA) is working with industry to tackle Campylobacter, the most common source of foodborne illness, through the Acting on Campylobacter Together campaign. The FSA has agreed a joint industry target of achieving no more than 10% of birds contaminated at over 1,000 Campylobacter colony forming units per gram (viable cells) at the end of the slaughterhouse line. Using...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Food: Hygiene (25 Oct 2016)

Nicola Blackwood: The Food Hygiene Rating (Wales) Act 2013 requires the Food Standards Agency (FSA) to review the implementation and operation of the scheme and produce a report for Welsh Minsters after the first year of the scheme, and then at three yearly intervals thereafter. The first report, which included an assessment of the positive impact of the scheme on compliance, was published on the National...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Association of Port Health Authorities (25 Oct 2016)

Lord Prior of Brampton: The Food Standards Agency (FSA) can confirm since June 2016, FSA officials have met for discussions with Port Health Authority officials from the following ports: - Belfast - Felixstowe - Southampton - Gatwick - Doncaster - Heathrow An official from the FSA will provide a presentation on imports and exports policy at the Association of Port Health Authorities (APHA) annual general meeting...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Miracle Mineral Solution (19 Oct 2016)

Oliver Heald: The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has issued advice that Miracle Mineral Solution (MMS) is not safe and should not be sold for human consumption. It has been working with local authorities across the country to share knowledge, investigate and disrupt the sale of MMS and other similar products. The FSA’s National Food Crime Unit has secured the removal of MMS products from major...

Written Answers — Department of Health: European Food Safety Authority (18 Oct 2016)

David Mowat: The Food Standards Agency (FSA) is the lead Department for relations with the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA). The priority of the FSA and of the United Kingdom Government continues to be to ensure effective and proportionate food regulation which protects public health while supporting innovation and growth. The FSA will continue to use independent expert advice on risk assessment to...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Slaughterhouses: Animal Welfare (17 Oct 2016)

Kerry McCarthy: To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many (a) meat hygiene inspectors and (b) independent vets have been employed to report to the FSA on animal welfare standards in slaughterhouses in each of the last six years.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Slaughterhouses: Animal Welfare (17 Oct 2016)

Nicola Blackwood: ...new legislation Welfare at Time of Killing implemented in Wales in 2014 and in England in 2015 introduced new welfare reporting requirements. In addition, during 2015/16 the Food Standards Agency (FSA) introduced new animal welfare measures in slaughterhouses which included increased consistency of reporting of transport related breaches. Both these factors are likely to have contributed...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Slaughterhouses: CCTV (17 Oct 2016)

Nicola Blackwood: The Food Standards Agency (FSA) Authorised Officers can and do review CCTV footage with the permission of the Food Business Operator (FBO). Where they have grounds to believe an offence has occurred FSA Authorised Officers can seize footage relevant to the offence. As part of the regular audit and/or inspection process in slaughterhouses an Authorised Officer may ask an FBO for access to...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Livestock: MRSA (12 Oct 2016)

George Eustice: ...testing is done on a voluntary and private basis. Any controls or testing introduced for an organism must be proportionate to the risk posed by it. Current advice from the Food Standards Agency (FSA) and Public Health England (PHE) is that LA-MRSA poses a low risk to human health.


1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 > >>

Create an alert

Did you find what you were looking for?

Advanced search

Find this exact word or phrase

You can also do this from the main search box by putting exact words in quotes: like "cycling" or "hutton report"

By default, we show words related to your search term, like “cycle” and “cycles” in a search for cycling. Putting the word in quotes, like "cycling", will stop this.

Excluding these words

You can also do this from the main search box by putting a minus sign before words you don’t want: like hunting -fox

We also support a bunch of boolean search modifiers, like AND and NEAR, for precise searching.

Date range

to

You can give a start date, an end date, or both to restrict results to a particular date range. A missing end date implies the current date, and a missing start date implies the oldest date we have in the system. Dates can be entered in any format you wish, e.g. 3rd March 2007 or 17/10/1989

Person

Enter a name here to restrict results to contributions only by that person.

Section

Restrict results to a particular parliament or assembly that we cover (e.g. the Scottish Parliament), or a particular type of data within an institution, such as Commons Written Answers.

Column

If you know the actual Hansard column number of the information you are interested in (perhaps you’re looking up a paper reference), you can restrict results to that; you can also use column:123 in the main search box.