Studies and reports on contaminants and residues including: Acrylamide and furan in UK retail foods; Occurrence of 3-APA in foods; T-2 and HT-2 toxin levels in oat products; Acrylamide in biscuits and average diet; Masked Mycotoxins in food and the gut;
Sterigmatocystin in Cereal Products; Pyrrolizidine alkaloids in food; and Perchlorate levels in fruit and vegetables.
The FSA monitors the use of nanotechnology-enabled foods and food contact materials on the UK market. Some are likely to be insoluble and persistent, and whose biological properties cannot be predicted.
Research to gather evidence from consumers in Northern Ireland about their understanding of retail food labelling information when purchasing food, how this influences their behaviour, and their concerns and priorities around labelling information.