THE MAFF/DH Flavours, processing aids, sweeteners,
JOINT FOOD Dr Sandy Lawrie additive intakes, Secretariat to the Food Advisory
SAFETY AND Committee (FAC)
GROUP Chemical migration from food packaging, miscellaneous additives, colours,
Dr David Watson mineral hydrocarbons, solvents, food additives surveillance; Group finance
Additives and Novel and financial administration.
D r J o n B ell Novel foods and processes, biotechnology issues not
Nick Tomlinson assigned to others Divisions; Secretariat to Advisory
Committee on Novel Foods and Processes (ACNFP)
Rose Flavin Food safety and science information, group IT and statistics services.
M ik e C lem en t FSA IT Infrastructure (reports jointly to Dr Bell (MAFF) and Dr Holt (DH))
Dr David Atkins/ Natural toxicants, mycotoxins
Dr Julie Norman
Dr Nigel Harrison Environmental contaminants, heavy metals, nitrates
Division Dr Chris Fisher Risk management/assessment, food intolerance, food chemical exposure,
Dr Richard Burt liaison with SCF, Scientific Co-operation and JECFA
Bill Knock Feedingstuffs and fertiliser standards
Dr Roger Wood Methods of sampling and analysis (outstationed at Norwich).
D r J o n at h an B ac k Food poisoning; fish hygiene.
Food Hygiene Division
Dr Richard Harding C h r is P r at t G eneral food hygiene, m ilk and egg hygiene.
C o lin M y lc h r ees t Advisory C om m ittee on the M icrobiological S afety of Food
Rosemary Hignett Food labelling and claims, EC Food Law Harmonisation,
foods for particular nutritional uses
Kris Green Food composition legislation, Food law enforcement and general food law.
and Standards Dr Dorian Kennedy CODEX; Scientific aspects of composition and processing of alcoholic
Division and soft drinks, oils and fats, milk and egg products, infant foods
Food authenticity and Scientific aspects of composition and processing of
Dr Mark Woolfe products of meat and fish, fruit and veg, cereals, sugar, coffee, tea,
and cocoa and chilled and frozen foods and food authenticity
Lyris Morris Trading Standards Adviser
Ned Kingcott Food law enforcement, local authority liaison & food hazard warning system.
Tom Murray General food hygiene & food hygiene legislation, inc. meat & meat
products, fish & shellfish etc.
Food Safety Policy Microbiological safety of food (policy, research & surveillance [inc food
D iv is io n (D H ) Dr Judith Hilton poisoning]), medical & scientific aspects of food hygiene, Advisory
Dr Roger Skinner Committee on the Microbiological Safety of Food
Safety of chemicals in food (inc. pesticides, veterinary medicines & animal
Dr Andrew Wadge feedingstuffs), novel foods & processes, Joint secretariat to COT, FAC
Prof. Martin Wiseman Medical & scientific aspects of nutrition and health. Health aspects of
nutrition surveys, food/nutrition research, nutrition policy. COMA Secretariat.
Tim Foster Red meat premises - hygiene standards, R&D, hygiene inspection charges,
general liaison with Meat Hygiene Service.
M eat H y g ien e G eo f f D ev ille Poultry meat, game, minced meat, meat preparations and
D iv is io n I products - hygiene standards
R ic h ar d M c Iv o r
Bob Youngs Licensing of red and white meat premises under fresh meat legislation.
Geoffrey Podger Tim Boulding Under-implementation of the meat hygiene Directives
Head of the Group
Barbara Richards SRM controls in licensed slaughterhouses and other premises
M eat H y g ien e
D iv is io n II John Bush Bone-in beef, Meat Hygiene Appeals Tribunal, Over-30 Month Rule.
C h r is L aw s o n
V ac an c y B S E E nforcem ent B ulletin, M eat H ygiene E nforcem ent R eport, B S E
R egulatory Forum .
V et er in ar y P u b lic Peter Hewson Red & white meat, game meat, meat products, meat preparations, R&D.
H ealt h U n it
D av id Tay lo r Anthony Greenleaves Field operations.
Ben Walters Radiation Dose Assessments, Nuclear Electric Sites
Paul Holley Safety Standards, BNFL sites, Food Irradiation Advice
R ad io lo g ic al S af et y David Pryke Nuclear and other food safety emergencies; Magnox Electric sites
and Nutrition Division
Dr Mike Segal Caroline Morris Radiological Surveillance, Chernobyl, R&D, MOD, AEA and Other Sites
Bill Scriven Nutrition policy and advice; food fortification and vitamin supplements;
Expert Group on Vitamins and Minerals.
Steve Wearne Dietary surveys, nutrient intakes, nutrient content of foods, nutrition R&D
C onsum er relations, representation and policy, C onsum er
Food Standards M ic h ael C o o p er Panel, Food Safety Information Bulletin, Consumer Helpline
Agency Division I Aspects of Food S tandards Agency im plem entation
FS A Im plem entation - B riefing for M inisters and S enior O fficials
Agency Division II M ar c u s N is b et Food S tandards Agency W hite P aper and draft B ill
C at h er in e B ain es Lead responsibility for D H on FS A W hite P aper & legislation
J ohn Orr Food S tandards Agency Im plem entation - P ersonnel Issues
Agency Division (DH) V ac an c y Food S tandards Agency Im plem entation - resources and other finance issues
C h r is t in e M u r p h y R isk C om m unication U nit
V ac an c y Food S tandards Agency Im plem entation - program m e m anagem ent
post reports to Alice Perkins, D irector of R esources & Services in D H
Not part of the JFSSG C h ief S c ien t is t s G r o u p S t ep h en P u g h Applied N utrition, Food Q uality; Authenticity, Intolerance, and R isk R & D
but providing scientific C en t r al S c ien c e U n it
R&D support. D r N af ees M eah L ee M c D o n o u g h C hem ical, M icrobiological, R adiological Food S afety R & D