FSA board meeting announced

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has announced that its next open board meeting will take place at 1pm on Tuesday 24 January 2012.

The meeting will be chaired by Agency chair Jeff Rooker and can be viewed online or attended in person. The agenda and papers have been published on the FSA website.

Topics to be discussed include the draft Commission Regulation concerning the use of lactic acid to reduce microbiological surface contamination; the Agency as a UK department working in an area of devolved competence; and nanotechnologies. The annual reports of the Succession and Development Committee and reports from the Chairs of the Food Advisory Committees will also be discussed.