Tuesday, 15 July 2008

RISKING REGULATORY CAPTURE AT THE UK'S FOOD STANDARDS AGENCY

By JULIA DAY, STEPS Centre member

"The delivery of safe food and health governance is challenging and contested, and knowledge and institutions independent of vested interests are essential for public health," write Erik Millstone - STEPS Centre food and agrciulture co-convenor - and Tim Lang in this week's Lancet.

But how independent of vested interests is the FSA now? Read Millstone and Lang's verdict and recommendations.

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