Food Law News - UK - 2013

FSA News Item, 5 July 2013

MEAT - Horse meat: final report on FSA response

Professor Pat Troop has completed her independent review of the Food Standards Agency’s response to the adulteration of processed beef products with horse and pork meat and DNA. The final report has been published today.

Professor Troop presented her key findings to the FSA Board on 4 June, and the final report summarises her recommendations.

The recommendations include:

FSA Chair Jeff Rooker and FSA Chief Executive Catherine Brown commented on the review’s findings when they were presented to the Board in June. Details of this can be found in an earlier news story, which you can access via a link below.

A full written response to Professor Troop's final report will be published by the FSA next week, prior to a discussion of the report by the FSA Board at its meeting on 16 July.

An FSA report summarising the incident and the Agency’s subsequent actions and investigations has also been published.

The following are available on this site:

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