MPs take further evidence on food contamination

23 April 2013

Following the publication of its initial Report on Contamination of Beef Products (PDF 1 MB), the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee will take further evidence on food contamination on Tuesday 23 April from 3pm.

The meeting will take place in Committee Room 16 at the Palace of Westminster.


At 3pm - Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI)

  • Professor Alan Reilly, Chief Executive
  • Ray Ellard, Director, Consumer Protection

At approximately 4pm - Association of Public Analysts

  • Elizabeth Moran, President
  • Dr Duncan Campbell, Past President and Honorary Secretary

The main aim of this session with the FSAI will be to explore their approach to food testing, as well as the steps they have taken since January in their investigations into food contamination. The Committee will also have the opportunity to ask the Public Analysts about their testing protocols. 

Follow @CommonsEFRA 

Further information

Image: iStockphoto

More news on: Parliament, government and politics, Parliament, Agriculture, animals, food and rural affairs, Food, House of Commons news, Commons news, Committee news

Share this page