The UK government has named three new board members at the Food Standards Agency (FSA).

Clive Grundy, previously of Grand Metropolitan and Compass will commence his role this month along with Sue Atkinson CBE, previously regional director of public health for London.

Margaret Gilmore, a freelance writer, broadcaster and analyst will take up her post from 1 March.

FSA chair Deirdre Hutton welcomed the appointments: "I am delighted Sue, Margaret and Clive have joined the Board. They bring a wealth of experience with them which I am sure will prove invaluable. I am very much looking forward to working with them."