Advises on the safety and use of animal feeds and feeding practices, with particular emphasis on protecting human health, and with reference to new technical developments.
Advises the FSA on any matters relating to novel foods (including genetically modified foods) and novel processes (including food irradiation).
Provides expert advice to Government on questions relating to microbiological issues and food.
Advices the FSA, the DoH and other Government Departments and Agencies on matters concerning the toxicity of chemicals.
The Food Standards Agency's main aim is to protect people's health and the interest of the consumer in relation to food. The FSA is responsible for food safety and hygiene, working with businesses to help them produce safe food and with local authorities to enforce food safety regulations.
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