In 1972 the author joined the Food Science Division of the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries & Food. Between 1972 & 1996 he held posts at various levels & was appointed Chief Scientist (Food) in 1992. Throughout this time he photographed his UK colleagues and his opposite numbers in other countries while attending international meetings & conferences. This book is a unique photographic record of the personnel worldwide who worked to protect the safety & quality of the food supply during this period. The book includes informal photographs of politicians including Margaret Thatcher, John Gummer, David Maclean, Roger Freeman & Donald Thompson.