Independent report

Elliott review into the integrity and assurance of food supply networks: final report

Addressing current weaknesses in our food supply networks. Final report of this independent review.



This independent final report sets out Professor Elliott’s recommendations to government. It addresses the current weaknesses of our food supply networks and suggests measures that can be taken to address them. This report follows the interim report published in December 2013.

Professor Chris Elliott, Professor of Food Safety and Director of the Institute for Global Food security at Queen’s University Belfast, was asked by the Secretaries of State for Defra and Health to carry out this review. The review is of Britain’s food supply chain in the light of the recent horse meat incident in 2013.

The government response has also been published.

Published 4 September 2014