UK: Food Standards Agency to set up local performance tables on food safety
The new Food Standards Agency is to monitor performance on food safety after a study on enforcement revealed that almost half of the food premises inspected in the UK last year broke food safety rules and that infringements have increased by 11% over the last three years. Of the 381,617 food premises inspected by local environmental health officers, 179,897 had broken food safety rules in 1999. This compares with 161,671 breaking the rules in 1997 out of 363,594 inspected. While infringements have increased by 11%, the number of food premises increased by 10%. Most of the breaches are relatively minor.
Get full access to all content, just $1 for 30 days
A Message From The Editor
just-food gives you the widest food market coverage.
Paid just-food members have unlimited access to all our exclusive content - including 17 years of archives.
I am so confident you will love complete access to our content that today I can offer you 30 days access for $1.
It’s our best ever membership offer – just for you.
Dean Best, editor of just-food
- CAGNY analysis: Danone's growth strategy
- How General Mills plans to grow - CAGNY
- US food next wave on display at Winter Fancy Food
- Comment: Meal kits in US - don't believe the hype
- Interview: A2 Milk Co. chair firm's rapid rise
- Unilever launches operational review
- Unilever 'giving serious thought to split'
- Nestle launches global sugar target
- Bonduelle to buy US produce group Ready Pac Foods
- ABF sees further grocery revival