On 1 April 2015 the business and operations of the Food and Environment Research Agency (Fera), an Executive Agency of Defra, transferred to Fera Science Limited (FSL), a Joint Venture (JV) between Defra and Capita. Their website is at www.fera.co.uk.

The Plant Health Inspectorate, Plant Varieties and Seeds, the National Bee Unit and the GM Inspectorate are now part of the Animal and Plant Health Agency.