Details of the Agency's work to help promote good food hygiene in businesses and at home.
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Thursday 6 February 2014
Food Safety Week 2014 takes place during 16-22 June and this year we are saying to consumers: 'Don’t wash your chicken'. During the campaign we will share a number of tips about what consumers can do to protect themselves and their family from food poisoning in their own home, particularly when handling chicken. This will include information about the food bug called campylobacter.
Wednesday 22 January 2014
The FSA began its #DNPKills campaign in October 2013, urgently warning the public not to take any tablets or powders containing 2,4-dinitrophenol, known as DNP, following the deaths of young people.
Friday 10 January 2014
After flowers or chocolates, the next big question that’s usually on the agenda for Valentine’s Day is where to go for that romantic meal? No matter where they decide, our campaign is designed to encourage consumers to keep hygiene standards in mind when they decide where to eat out.
Thursday 31 October 2013
This Christmas, the FSA is running two campaigns to help everyone celebrate with food. 'Make Christmas go further' encourages consumers to keep safe from food poisoning by storing and using leftovers safely as well as checking 'use by' dates. 'Recipe for a great meal out this Christmas' encourages consumers to include the FHRS and the FHIS as one of the ingredients for a great meal out.
Thursday 19 September 2013
The Food Standards Agency is encouraging food business to make the most of their food hygiene rating, or 'Pass', to help attract customers. A toolkit offering guidance, images, logos and web banners is available.
Tuesday 4 June 2013
Food Safety Week 2013 takes place during 10-16 June and this year we are asking: 'Are you ready to cook safely?' We've created the Kitchen Check, a simple tool that helps you find out if your kitchen habits are putting you, or your family and friends, at risk of food poisoning.
Friday 8 February 2013
Think you can judge a restaurant’s hygiene by what you see? Think again. Our campaign, which prompts consumers to question the choices they make when eating out, is running across the UK until the end of March 2013.
Thursday 16 February 2012
Food Safety Week took place from 11 to 17 June, the theme was ‘food safety on a budget’. This annual event, held to promote the importance of good food hygiene in the home, will focus on how people can ensure that they keep their food safe when trying to save money.
Friday 26 August 2011
The organisers of next year's Olympic and Paralympic Games estimate that 14 million meals will be served at more than 40 Olympic venues across the UK. The total number of people to feed, and the amount of food required to feed them, make the Games the largest peace-time catering operation in the world.