Acrylamide and lead key chemical contaminants: In a total diet survey the Food Standards Agency Ireland has found dietary exposure to acrylamide and lead to be of most concern. View >

Code survey underway: The Grocery Code Adjudicator has launched a survey on compliance  Closing date 29 April. View >

Building energy performance certificates: The Department for Communities and Local Government has issued detailed guidance for Local Authority enforcement. View >

Review groups complete work: Public Health England has published the outputs from its external review groups on ‘5-a-Day’ and the ‘eatwell plate’.View > View > Food Standards Scotland >

Consumers to be at heart of gambling regulation:The Gambling Commission is restructuring to bring greater consumer focus. View >

Future of community pharmacies: DH has set out its future vision for pharmacy service provision to which the Local Government Association has responded.View > View >

Fish traceability checks: In publishing a survey claiming widespread consumer uncertainty around the correctness of fish origin, the Marine Stewardship Council has explained use of DNA testing to verify stewardship. View >

Businesses signing the pledge: The Scottish Government has highlighted that 239 businesses employing 56,000 people have now signed its pledge to fair working conditions. View >

Regulated financial advice: The FCA has published a report on steps to improve advice for consumers.  View >

Use of e-cigarettes in public places: The British Beer and Pub Association has welcomed a decision by the Welsh Assembly not to implement a ban.  View >

Framework agreement published: DH has published a document setting out how it will work with MHRA.View >