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Board Meeting & Business Committee(15th June)

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Please note agenda timings are subject to change.

FSA Board Meeting - June 2022 — full schedule

June 15th, 09:00 - 13:25

The agenda for this meeting includes:

  • FSA Response to Ukraine Conflict Supply Chain Disruption: Ingredient Substitution and Labelling
  • Annual Science Update From FSA’s Chief Scientific Adviser
  • Foresight Function and Horizon Scanning – Annual Update to the Board
  • Food Hypersensitivity (FHS) – update on workstreams and recommended next steps
  • The Genetic Technology (Precision Breeding) Bill
  • Household Food Insecurity
  • The FSA’s International Objectives and Priorities
  • Report from the Director of the FSA in Northern Ireland
  • Final Report from the External Effectiveness Review of the FSA Board

The FSA Business Committee Meeting follows the FSA Board meeting.


Chair's Introduction

Professor Susan Jebb presents the minutes and actions from the previous FSA Board meeting in March 2022.  Director of Communication Steven Pollock shares the questions received in advance of the Board meeting and Susan Jebb presents the Chair's report.

Chief Executive’s Report to the Board (FSA 22/06/03)

Emily Miles presents the Chief Executive's report to the FSA Board.

FSA Response to Ukraine Conflict Supply Chain Disruption: Ingredient Substitution and Labelling (FSA 22/06/04)

Rebecca Sudworth presents a paper providing a consolidated overview of the FSA’s response to supply chain disruption arising from the conflict in Ukraine; setting out the provisional tests that the FSA has developed to support decision-making that have been applied in respect of sunflower oil substitutions and labelling during this incident; and setting out the proposed approach to and associated planning assumptions, for a return to the food labelling status quo.

Annual Science Update From FSA’s Chief Scientific Adviser (FSA 22/06/05)

Robin May, the FSA's Chief Scientific Adviser (CSA) presents an annual report giving an overview of the role of the FSA CSA, science within the FSA, and the review of the Scientific Advisory Committees (SACs).

Foresight Function and Horizon Scanning – Annual Update to the Board (FSA 22/06/06)

Julie Pierce, Michelle Patel, and Sam Faulkner present an annual update on work to develop and implement the FSA's foresight function.

Food Hypersensitivity (FHS) – Update on Workstreams and Recommended Next Steps (FSA 22/06/07)

Rebecca Sudworth and Sushma Acharya present...

Break (20 mins)
The Genetic Technology (Precision Breeding) Bill (FSA 22/06/08)

Rebecca Sudworth and Peter Quigley give an update on the Genetic Technology (Precision Breeding) Bill, announced in the Queen’s Speech on 10 May 2022 and outlines the parliamentary process and timelines involved.

Household Food Insecurity (FSA 22/06/09)

Katie Pettifer, Sam Faulkner and Michelle Patel present...

The FSA’s International Objectives and Priorities (FSA 22/06/10)

Anjali Juneja and Laura Phelps present a paper setting out the FSA’s international objectives and priorities for the next 12-18 months.

Report from the Director of the FSA in Northern Ireland (FSA 22/06/11)

Maria Jennings presents a paper outlining some areas of focus for the Food Standards Agency in Northern Ireland since the last report to the Board in September 2021.

Final Report from the External Effectiveness Review of the FSA Board (FSA 22/06/12)

Jo Clift presents an independent evaluation of the way that the FSA Board and its Committees currently conduct their business.

Report from Meeting of Audit and Risk Assurance Committee (ARAC) (INFO 22/06/01)

Colm McKenna presents a paper giving a summary of discussions at the ARAC meeting that took place on 17 May 2022.

Reports from the Chairs of the Food Advisory Committees (Oral Reports)

Oral reports from the Chairs of the Food Advisory Committees by Colm McKenna and Peter Price.

Any Other Business
Question and Answer session
End of Board Meeting

FSA Business Committee Meeting - June 2022 — full schedule

June 15th, 14:10 - 15:35

The FSA Business Committee Meeting follows the FSA Board meeting.

The agenda for this meeting includes:

  • Performance and Resources Q4 2021-22.
  • Local Authority Performance Update.
  • Veterinary Resourcing Update.
  • Risk Analysis Process Update.
  • Regulated Products Service Update.

Chair's Introduction

Professor Susan Jebb presents the minutes and actions from the previous FSA Business Committee meeting in March 2022.

Chief Executive’s Report to the Business Committee

Emily Miles presents the Chief Executive's report to the FSA Business Committee.

Performance and Resources Q4 2021-22 (FSA 22/06/16)

Tara Smith presents Quarter 4 2021-22 performance and resources update covering, Foodborne disease; FSA Sampling activities; theFood Hygiene Rating Scheme; and the Civil Service People Survey 2021.

Local Authority Performance Update (FSA 22/06/17)

Maria Jennings and Michael Jackson present a paper including an update on the performance of local authorities, a proposal to amend the escalation process,  an update on the development of a framework for new performance indicators and a progress update on the Local Authority Data Collection project.

Veterinary Resourcing Update (FSA 22/06/18)

Junior Johnson and Richard Wynn-Davies present a paper providing an update on the latest developments in relation to the provision of Official Controls (OCs) in abattoirs in England and Wales and the work underway to prevent service disruptions in the food chain and risks to both food safety and animal health and welfare.

Risk Analysis Process: Update to Business Committee (FSA 22/06/19a) and Regulated Products Service: Regular update to Business Committee (FSA 22/06/19b)

Rebecca Sudworth and Peter Quigley present these two papers on risk analysis activity and the current status of the regulated product service including a set of key performance indicators to assist with measuring the performance of the service as requested at the March 2022 Business Committee meeting.

Any Other Business
End of Business Committee