• Breakdown of the Regulatory System

    As meat products are withdrawn from sale, and cash-strapped councils struggle to enforce standards, the regulatory system is breaking down. Felicity Lawrence, a Guardian special correspondent and author of Not on the Label: What Really Goes into the Food on your Plate mentions the closure of Public Analyst laboratories in the concluding paragraph of her recent article “We’re entitled to eat safe meat. Why has that become such a lottery?”

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What we do - Making it crystal clear

  • Putting things in Perspective

    The day to day work carried out by the members of the APA has a direct effect on our daily lives — from the food that we eat to the air we breathe, from checking the safety of children's toys to providing a frontline emergency response unit for chemical leaks.

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  • Case studies

    View some recent case studies of work carried out by members of the APA showcasing the diverse range of instances where our members get involved.

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