CMA priorities: The Competition and Markets Authorities has published its priorities for 2016/17.  View >

Crisis communications: EFSA has published guidance for member states on handling communications surrounding food and feed safety incidents. View >

National Cyber Security Office: The Cabinet Office has announced that this will be up and running by October. View >

Public Appointments: •  FSA: 4 new Board members – including Paul Williams, former Seafish Chief Executive and Gangmasters Licensing Authority Board. View >

  • Environment Agency: 2 Executive Directors - one to represent business. View >
  • Planning Inspectorate: CE Sarah Richards View >
  • Secretaries of State: DWP - Stephen Crabb, Wales Alun Cairns. View >

Codex Food Additives Panel: FAO Codex has published a Q&A session with the chair of its Food Additives panel explaining the organisations priorities.View >

FSAI Closure Orders published for February:  FSAI reported that six Closure Orders were served on food businesses during February for breaches of food safety legislation, pursuant to the FSAI Act, 1998 and the EC Regulations, 2010: View >

FSAI Advice Line received 2,739 complaints by consumers relating to food, food premises and food labelling in 2015: While the figure was largely unchanged on 2014, the number of complaints about poor hygiene standards increased by 14% - while complaints about incorrect information on food labelling were up 10% View >

Licensing of animal establishments: CIEH have responded to the DEFRA consultation. View >

FDF DG Ian Wright CBE: Claims survey shows overwhelming member support for remaining in the EU.View >

Better Business for All Regulatory partnerships: The BIS Better Regulation Delivery Office has published details of the award winning entries from local enterprise partnerships. View >