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.
Established by the Food Standards Act 1999. The Chair Rt Hon Lord Jeff Rooker left in July 2013 and an interim Chair is in place (Tim Bennett) until a full time replacement is recruited. Catherine Brown became CE in October 2012. CE remuneration is for Oct 12 to Mar 13 and includes salary, performance related pay, pension and travel.
|Chairs Remuneration (p.a. unless otherwise stated)|
|Chief Executive / Secretary Remuneration||140, 0000 - 145,000|
|Register of Interests||Yes|
|Last Annual Report||2012-13|