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Food Standards Agency must do more to protect public health

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: (Published 04 December 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:1308
  1. Susan Mayor
  1. London

    The Food Standards Agency should be more active in initiatives to protect public health and consumers' interests in relation to food, a parliamentary audit of its work said this week.

    The audit by the House of Commons Committee of Public Accounts—a group of members of parliament that scrutinises use of public funds—recommended that the agency should take a stronger stance as “the champion of the consumer.”

    The …

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