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Food Standards Agency imminent

23 January 1999
Food Standards Agency ‘imminent’

THE establishment of the Food Standards Agency will be announced on Wednesday alongside proposals for funding the new body.

The government is expected to propose that the £100 million-a-year cost of running the agency should be met largely from an annual levy of £100 on each of the 600,000 shops, hotels, restaurants and other food premises in Britain.

The new agency will take many of its functions from the Ministry of Agriculture but will report to the Ministry of Health.

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Food Standards Agency imminent

23 January 1999
Food Standards Agency ‘imminent’

THE establishment of the Food Standards Agency will be announced on Wednesday alongside proposals for funding the new body.

The government is expected to propose that the £100 million-a-year cost of running the agency should be met largely from an annual levy of £100 on each of the 600,000 shops, hotels, restaurants and other food premises in Britain.

The new agency is taking many of its functions from the Ministry of Agriculture. but will be reporting, when it is set up, to the Ministry of Health.

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Food Standards Agency imminent

22 January 1999
Food Standards Agency imminent

THE establishment of the Food Standards Agency will be announced next Wednesday, alongside proposals for funding the new body.

The government is expected to propose that the £100 million-a-year cost of running the agency should be met largely from an annual levy of £100 on each of the 600,000 shops, hotels, restaurants and other food premises in Britain.

The new agency is taking many of its functions from the Ministry of Agriculture. but will be reporting, when it is set up, to the Ministry of Health.

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Food Standards Agency imminent

22 January 1999
Food Standards Agency imminent

THE establishment of the Food Standards Agency will be announced next Wednesday, alongside proposals for funding the new body.

The legislation for the new agency, which will aim to restore public confidence in food following a series of food scares, could be passed in the current parliamentary session.

However, its enactment will depend on whether reform of the House of Lords proceeds smoothly.

The government is expected to propose that the £100 million-a-year cost of running the agency should be met largely from an annual levy of £100 on each of the 600,000 shops, hotels, restaurants and other food premises in Britain.

The new agency is taking many of its functions from the Ministry of Agriculture. but will be reporting, when it is set up, to the Ministry of Health.

    Read more on:
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