Westminster Food & Nutrition Forum

The future of food regulation - local regulation and enforcement, regulatory alignment and preparing for future trading relationship with the EU and beyond

Morning, Tuesday, 8th September 2020

Central London

THIS EVENT IS CPD CERTIFIED


We expect discussion on the future priorities for food regulation, what lessons can be learnt from the implementation of the Food Standards Agency’s (FSA) Regulating our Future programme - aimed at creating a more modern, flexible and responsive regulatory system - and what more can be done to support local authorities and cater to an evolving and increasingly diverse sector.


Speakers

There will be keynote contributions from:

  • Heather Hancock, Chair, Food Standards Agency;
  • Michael Bell, Executive Director, Northern Ireland Food and Drink Association;
  • Sue Davies, Chief Policy Advisor, Which?; and
  • Kate Nicholls, Chief Executive, UKHospitality.

The agenda

  • Analysing the implementation of new regulatory systems and preparing for future trading relationship with the EU and beyond;
  • Ensuring value for money in food safety and standards;
  • Improving food regulation and enforcement at a local level - supporting local authorities, engaging businesses, utilising data to develop inspections and learning from best practice;
  • Cross border collaboration and regulatory alignment; and
  • Meeting the challenges of future regulation - maintaining an agile regulatory approach, preparing for future trading relationships and utilising technology.


Keynote Speaker

Heather Hancock

Chair, Food Standards Agency

Keynote Speakers

Sue Davies

Chief Policy Advisor, Which?

Kate Nicholls

Chief Executive, UKHospitality

Michael Bell

Executive Director, Northern Ireland Food and Drink Association

Charles Nancarrow

Director, Trade and Regulation, National Audit Office

Heather Hancock

Chair, Food Standards Agency