FOI request (FOIR-153959620)
Food sample analysis
Requested Thu 31 October 2019
Responded Wed 13 November 2019
Under the Freedom of Information Act, please could you provide me with the following information. Please use the attached spreadsheet - provided as a template.
1a. How many food samples were taken and submitted for analysis by your local authority in the calendar years 2016, 2017, 2018?
1b. How many of the samples submitted for analysis attracted an adverse report in each of these years?
1c. How many of the samples submitted for analysis attracted an adverse report in each of these years specifically in relation to labelling and/or compositional faults?
2. For each of these years, please provide a breakdown of the number of meat samples which attracted an adverse report (not restricted to labelling/ composition).
3a. How many total food samples were tested for allergens in each of these years?
3b. Of these, how many dishes or products were found to contain an undeclared allergen? Please could this information be broken down by the options in the attached template document.
1a and 1b - Please see attached table
1c - Information not held, this is dealt with by East Sussex County Council Trading Standards, please visit their website for further information: www.eastsussex.gov.uk
2 - Please see attached table
3a and 3b - Information not held, this is dealt with by East Sussex County Council Trading Standards, please visit their website for further information: www.eastsussex.gov.uk
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