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Pensions expert to lead FSA

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has appointed a new chief executive to replace outgoing leader Catherine Brown. Jason Feeney stepped up from his role as chief operating officer on April 11. He joined the FSA in January 2015 having worked in a variety of senior government roles since the 1980s, notably involving pensions and benefits.…
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All food firms must test meat

ALL FOOD businesses have been ordered to conduct authenticity tests on all beef products, such as beef burgers, meatballs and lasagne, and provide the results to the Food Standards Agency (FSA) by the end of next week.   This morning the FSA defended its handling of the horse meat scandal in light of some Findus…
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New testing regime

TESTS ON MEAT products will be made publicly available under a new scheme agreed between food authorities and the food industry yesterday.   The decision was taken at a meeting to address how testing can maintain consumer confidence in the accuracy of food labelling; this followed recent discoveries of horse meat in burgers and pork…
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