Food Standards Agency

Acrylamide and cancer risk: Should you stop eating brown toast and roast potatoes?

Acrylamide and cancer risk: Should you stop eating brown toast and roast potatoes?

Trials in animals showed that acrylamide can trigger DNA mutations and cancer.

Jan 24, 2017, 13:34 PM IST

UK Food Standards Agency finds made in India Maggi safe to eat

"The FSA can confirm that results from testing samples of Maggi Noodles in the UK have all found that levels of lead in the product is well within EU permissible levels and would not be a concern to consumers," FSA said in statement.

Jul 01, 2015, 19:25 PM IST

British supermarkets sold contaminated chicken

 Eight of the every 10 fresh chickens bought from British supermarkets this summer were contaminated with the potentially lethal food-poisoning bug campylobacter, the food watchdog has said.

Nov 27, 2014, 19:50 PM IST

UK food agency raids abattoir in horsemeat scandal

The Food Standards Agency said it shut down the Peter Boddy slaughterhouse in northern England.

Feb 13, 2013, 09:55 AM IST

`Britain`s horsemeat scandal to worsen`

Britain`s raging meat scandal is set to worsen as the environment ministry on Sunday warned that more British ready meals containing horsemeat are expected to be found over the next few weeks.

Feb 10, 2013, 19:58 PM IST

Cats `hazardous to human health`

Pet cats pose a serious risk of illness and even death to humans, experts have revealed.

Sep 05, 2012, 15:36 PM IST

Gym supplements `can do more harm than good`

High levels of additional protein can cause side effects, which include nausea as well as kidney and liver damage.

Sep 04, 2012, 18:28 PM IST