Correspondence received from Members of Parliament that require a response in the Chair’s or Chief Executive’s name. Also includes correspondence from Members of Parliament to Dept. of Health (DH) or Defra Ministers, which require a response in the DH Minister’s name.
Approved food additives and their E Numbers, used for Colours, Preservatives, Antioxidants, Sweeteners, Emulsifiers, Stabilisers, Thickeners and Gelling Agents. Most additives are only permitted to be used in certain foods and are subject to specific quantitative limits.
Food Electronic Data System (FEDS), is a list of FSA electronic file series from 2004-2013, their function and quantity of records preserved from each. The current FSA file plan can be found in the dataset ‘Food Standards Agency File Plan’. A file series is a method of classifying a collection of records relating to a specific topic. The file series is allocated a prefix made up of letters. The file office relates to name of the database in which the series is held.
Data regarding FSA estates. It covers running costs and space per FTE and workstation. The figures are used to benchmark against other government departments and the private sector. We are able to establish how efficient and effective our estate is.
A list of post-mortem rejection conditions in cattle, agreed by the Food Standards Agency (FSA) in partnership with the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) and representatives of the farming and meat industry. Each condition relates directly to public and/or animal health or animal welfare, to ensure producers and processors can act on the problems identified efficiently.