• Meat inspection petition with 216,000 signatures given to FSA

    9 days ago - By Food Safety

    A union in the United Kingdom has submitted a petition on meat inspections, signed by more than 216,000 people, to the Food Standards Agency.
    Steve Nash, a consumer advisor on E. coli O157, Unison national officer Paul Bell, and Sean Humber, a lawyer at Leigh Day, delivered the petition calling on the FSA to keep meat inspections independent to the agency's chief executive Emily Miles in London this past week.
    Nash lost his daughter, Joanna, more than 20 years ago after she ate meat at a fast food restaurant which contained E. coli and developed hemolytic uremic syndrome .
    “Our 6-year-old...
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