Market research and consumer protection

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 Introduction The UK government set up the Food Standards Agency (FSA) in 2000 by Act of Parliament. It is a non-ministerial government department. This means that it reports to the government but it is run by a Board which acts on the public’s behalf. This ensures it can act independently to protect consumers. The public can have confidence that the decisions it takes about food safety are in their best interest. The FSA’s role is to: provide advice and information to the public and to…

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