22 June 1999
Food Agency launch ‘next year’
THE Food Standards Agency will be launched in the first half of next year, confirmed agriculture minister Nick Brown last night.
Mr Brown told MPs the agency would be “independent, open and responsive” to consumers concerns and the chief source of policy advice to ministers.
- Food agency levy plan ditched, FWi, 11 June, 1999
- MPs criticise plans to fund food agency, FWi, 01 April, 1999
- Food standards bill published, FWi, 26 January, 1999
- The Times 22/06/99 page 2 (News in Brief)
- The Independent 22/06/99 page 8 (The House)
- Financial Times 22/06/99 page 10 (News Digest)
- The Herald 22/06/99 page 6