UK plan for Food Standards AgencyBMJ 1999; 318 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.318.7180.351a (Published 06 February 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:351
- John Warden, parliamentary correspondent
The British government has resuscitated its plan for an independent Food Standards Agency designed to improve nutrition and food safety. A draft bill setting up the agency was published last week for consultation, along with the government's stated intention to pass the necessary legislation this year.
The bill follows the white paper of a year ago (BMJ 1998;316:171) …