Food Standards Agency

Food Standards Agency major review into meat processors fleshed out

FSA meat processing review fleshed out

By Joe Lutrario

The Food Standards Agency and Food Standards Scotland have revealed more details about their upcoming review of meat processing sites.

Foxlow Stoke Newington will close for business on 14 January

Hawksmoor Group to shut Foxlow Stoke Newington

By Emma Eversham

Hawksmoor Group is closing the Stoke Newington branch of its neighbourhood restaurant brand Foxlow because it said it failed to get things right in the location.

BHA releases statement on Channel 4 programme

BHA releases statement on Channel 4 programme

By Liam Garrahan

The British Hospitality Association (BHA) has released a statement in response to Tricks of the Restaurant Trade, to offer guidance on cooking medium/medium rare burgers.

Half of diners concerned about food safety

Half of diners concerned about food safety

By Sophie Witts

51 per cent of diners are ‘fairly’ or ‘very’ concerned about food safety in UK restaurants, pubs, cafes and takeaways, a report by the Food Standards Agency (FSA) has found.

Hugo Taylor has joined the FSA on its campaign to promote food hygiene ratings this Valentine's Day

Hugo Taylor supports FSA Valentine's Day campaign

By Carina Perkins

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has teamed up with former Made in Chelsea star Hugo Taylor to encourage consumers to check food hygiene ratings before booking a restaurant this Valentine’s Day.

Graham Corfield is the UK managing director of Just Eat


Graham Corfield on Just Eat and allergen labelling

By Melodie Michel

Graham Corfield is the UK managing director of Just Eat. He tells BigHospitality what impact the upcoming allergen labelling regulations are having on restaurants.

The products containing horsemeat were reportedly sold in Whitbread's Premier Inn, Brewers Fayre, Beefeater Grill and Table Table outlets

Horsemeat scandal: Whitbread makes ‘shocking’ discovery

By Luke Nicholls

The UK’s largest hotel and restaurant operator, Whitbread, has found horsemeat in its lasagne and beef burger products that were reportedly sold in Premier Inn, Brewers Fayre, Beefeater Grill and Table Table outlets.

Kelsius has launched a wireless food hygiene management system to help comply with HACCP processes in a more efficient way

Wireless food hygiene management system launched by Kelsius

By Peter Ruddick

Kelsius, a provider of web-based food service solutions, has launched FoodCheck, a wireless system to control and monitor food hygiene and safety standards to comply with Food Standards Agency (FSA) Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) processes.

The FHRS rates a business's hygiene from zero to five

National Food Hygiene Rating Scheme begins roll-out

By Becky Paskin

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) is encouraging local authorities to adopt its new national Food Hygiene Ratings System (FHRS), launched today at Bluewater shopping centre, to reduce the number of annual food poisoning cases.

The Food Standards Agency will now focus solely on food safety issues

Food Standards Agency survives government cull

By Becky Paskin

Following speculation last week that the Food Standards Agency would be axed, the government has today announced the industry body will continue running, but without its responsibilities for nutrition and labelling

Breaking food hygiene rules could land you in trouble

Food hygiene, the law

By Rod Hunt

If you work in the hospitality industry, you will be in no doubt that it is one of the most heavily regulated business sectors. But do you know what the consequences are for your business and its employees if there is a breach of food safety rules?

The Tories say they want calories displayed on menus at businesses  with 15 or more outlets

Conservatives push for more calorie labelling in restaurants and pubs

By Emma Eversham

The Conservative Party has said it wants to push forward with the Food Standards Agency's efforts to get restaurants to display nutrional information on menus and will do away with unit labels on alcohol if it gets into power at the next General...

Lord Rooker will join the FSA as chair at the end of July

Lord Rooker appointed FSA chair

By Emma Eversham

Former Defra minister Lord Rooker will take over the role of chair of the Food Standards Agency later this month following the departure of Dame Deirdre Hutton


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