The FSA published their Consolidated, Westminster, Wales, and Northern Ireland Annual Report and Accounts for the past financial year. These cover our performance and activities in 2021/22 across England, Wales, and Northern Ireland at a net cost of £130.5 million. Chief Executive Emily Miles explained that last year the FSA took on responsibility for many of the risk analysis functions previously carried out by the European Commission and the European Food Safety Authority. She explained that we have progressed reforms and continued with our key regulatory responsibilities, from classifying shellfish beds to operating meat hygiene inspections to investigating the most egregious examples of food fraud. We also saw a 21% increase in the number of notifications of food incidents during the reporting period. Foodborne disease laboratory confirmed cases in the UK per 100,000 population in 2021(footnote) were Campylobacter 101.9, Salmonella 8.8, Shiga-toxin-producing E. coli 0.89, Listeria monocytogenes 0.28. There were 2,336 food, animal feed, and environmental contamination incidents. Animal welfare 1,036,098,739 animals inspected. 99%+ recorded compliance with animal welfare legislation in slaughterhouses.@ https://www.food.gov.uk/news-alerts/news/the-fsa-publishes-its-annual-report-and-accounts-for-202122
The FSA publishes its Annual Report for 2021/22
We have today published our Consolidated, Westminster, Wales and Northern Ireland Annual Report and Accounts for the past financial year. These cover our performance and activities in 2021/22 across England, Wales and Northern Ireland at a net cost of £130.5 million.