UK: Report results give food safety bodies something to chew over: 78% of consumers concerned about food hygiene
The high number of food scares in the UK over the last few years has been blamed for the findings of a Food Standards Agency (FSA) report, which found that 78% of consumers were concerned about food hygiene, and 52% were not confident about the food safety measures currently in place. The revelations, which are sure to now prompt an investigation into industry standards, have come after a UK-wide survey of consumer attitudes. Chairman of the FSA, Sir John Krebs, admits that the number of consumers confident in food safety measures "is an unacceptably low figure."
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