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Food Standards Agency Northern Ireland

Organisation name
Food Standards Agency Northern Ireland
The Food Standards Agency was set up to protect people's health and the interests of consumers in relation to food. The Agency is committed to protecting the interests of consumers in matters relating to food safety and standards. Its role is as follows.

To protect customers by effective enforcement and monitoring of food safety and standards, in partnership with local authorities and through the work of the Meat Hygiene Service.
To support customer choice through accurate and meaningful labelling.
To provide advice to the public and to Government on food safety, nutrition and diet.

As an independent body, the Agency has the legal power to publish its advice. The Agency is a UK-wide, non-ministerial government department, operating at arm's length from Ministers. The Northern Ireland office is the Agency's regional office. The UK Headquarters are in London with other regional offices in Scotland and Wales. Please contact the Helpline number above for any questions on the Agency's work or for further information.

Street address
10C Clarendon Road
Web Addresswww.food.gov.uk
Main Phone No
(to request booklets): 0845 606 0667; 028 9041 7700
028 9041 7726
Helpline Number
020 7276 8829
Is this a national or local organisation?
Is there a local support network?
Not applicable