A row has erupted about the threat to scientific expertise available within the Food Standards Agency (FSA) caused by government budget cuts, which critics argue have left the agency seriously short of the skills it needs within its science and policy...
UK FSA: "We are working to clear the backlog as quickly as possible."
Research into the factors causing the growing overweight and obesity levels in the UK should inform the bulk of future commissioned research by the UK’s Food Standards Agency (FSA), according to experts reviewing the agency’s nutrition research portfolio.
A UK pressure group has challenged the Food Standards Agency (FSA)
over its concerns that food manufacturers may need to reduce folic
acid levels in certain foods if mandatory fortification of bread
and/or flour goes ahead.
The food industry across Europe needs to make a big effort to
reduce saturated fat in food regardless of whether national
agencies set targets - and it should not wait around for
governments to do all the awareness-raising with its...
Researchers at the UK Institute of Food Research have warned that
fortifying flour with folic acid may lead to a range of health
problems, a finding that calls into question the Food
Standard Agency's approval of the move earlier...