Food Standards Agency
FSA March 2020 Board meeting now available online
A recording of the March 2020 Board meeting is now available.
The meeting was chaired by Food Standards Agency Chair Heather Hancock.
The agenda included discussion on these items:
- An update on what the FSA has done since the UK left the EU at the end of January and what challenges we face in the coming months
- Confirmation of the 2020/21 business plan, including difficult de-prioritisation choices to meet financial constraints
- A formal report to the Board by the independent chair of the Science Council.
The video is available Here.
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