FSA Chair appointed: Heather Hancock, an existing Board member, has been confirmed as Food Standards Agency Chair. View >

Pesticide monitoring report published: DEFRA has published results for Quarter three 2015. View > 

EU membership: Foreign and Commonwealth Office Minister Philip Hammond has delivered a speech on alternative models to EU membership. View >  The CBI has published its assessment of the renegotiation deal. View >

Industry and Trade policy explained: BIS Secretary of State Sajid Javid has made a speech setting out his approach in support of trade and industry. View >

Chia seeds novel food consultation: FSA Advisory Committee on Novel Foods and Processes are consulting on another variety of Chia seeds as a novel food. View >

DH Corporate report: The Department of Health has published its corporate report, including the reports of all its arms length bodies. View >