Food Standards Agency London

The Food Standards Agency is an independent department of the United Kingdom government, which can also be termed as non-ministerial division of the government. The Food Standards Agency was established back in 2000 under an Act of Parliament that was passed to save the public’s health from harm, and to protect the interests of consumers in relation to food all over the United Kingdom. This non-ministerial department works under a board that is appointed to take action in public interest. The offices of this division can be found in various countries across Europe, but its headquarter is located in London near Holborn tube station.

Visit: Food Standards Agency Website


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    Facilities & Services:

    The slogan of Food Standards Agency is "safe food, better business," and as a result of that, they provide facilities and services accordingly in the United Kingdom. This department works by remaining within a sequence of commitments and policies that one can also observe in their working practice. Find out more about how the Food Standards Agency works from here.

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    Organization Structure:

    The organisational structure of Food Standards Agency is as:

    Chairman of Board
    Deputy Chairman of Board
    Other Board Members
    Chief Executive
    Director of Food Safety
    Chief Scientist
    Director of Operations
    Director of Legal Services
    Director of Communications
    Director of Finance
    Director of Human Resources

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    Operational Hours:

    The Food Standards Agency has operational hours from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm between Monday and Friday.

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    How to Contact:

    In order to contact the personals at Food Standards Agency in case of a query or emergency, use the information given below.

    Contact: +44 20 7276 8000, +44 20 7270 8960 (for emergencies only)

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    Aviation House, 125 Kingsway, London WC2B 6NH, United Kingdom.

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    How to Get to Food Standards Agency:

    By Tube

    Holborn tube station is a few steps away from the Food Standards Agency office and it will take a person about 1 minute to cover this distance by walk. In order to do so, head out in the south direction from the Holborn tube station on Southampton Row/A4200 towards High Holborn/A40 then, continue to follow A4200 till Food Standards Agency office can be seen on the right. View Map

    By Bus

    Holborn, Holborn (Stop P)‎ is the nearest bus stop for visitors of the Food Standards Agency, as it is just 70 ft away from this office and by walk, a person can get there in less than a minute. All he or she needs to do is to move north on Kingsway/A4200 in direction of High Holborn/A40. Bus numbers that have stops at Holborn, Holborn (Stop M) are 1, 71,  243, 521, N1, N68 & N171.

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