­ Providing advice and information to the government and consumers on food safety the whole way through the chain ­ Providing advice and information to the government and consumers on nutrition and diet ­ Protecting consumers by ensuring food law is effective and enforced. This includes setting standards for local authority enforcement and auditing performance ­ The Meat Hygiene Service is an executive agency of the FSA ­ Supporting consumer choice through promoting accurate and meaningful labelling, ensuring people have the opportunity to choose a safe and healthy diet ­ The FSA will review a number of existing controls including those for BSE and has established a Food Chain Strategy Division to look at standards from farm to fork. Other divisions of the agency include: additives and novel foods; animal feed; chemical safety and toxicology; contaminants; microbiological safety; nutrition; research support unit; food labelling, standards and consumer protection; local authority enforcement (policy and support) ­ Managing an interactive website located at www.foodstandards.gov.uk {{COVER FEATURE }}