Official statistics overview: Annual Report of Food Incidents 2016/17

Numbers and types of incidents, reported to the Food Standards Agency during 2016/17, that have the potential to impact on the safety of food and animal feed. The release adopts a broad definition of such incidents, in terms of their character, origin and the channel via which they are reported. It acknowledges that reporting may be incomplete. (This release is now being reported on a financial year basis. To maintain continuity with previous years, tables based on calendar years will be included in an appendix.)


Annual Report of Food Incidents 2016/17


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Geographical coverage: UK-wide, with no national, regional or local authority breakdowns.

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Published 26 July 2017