Asian food businesses big on food safety, failing on antibiotics

The majority of meat, fish and dairy suppliers are failing to manage critical business risks such as greenhouse gas emissions and antibiotic use, according...

Food safety standard updated to serve evolving supply chain

Business standards company BSI has published the revised international standard for food safety management. ISO 22000:2018 Food safety management systems – requirements for any organisation...

Antibiotic usage down in British poultry meat sector

Antibiotic usage has fallen 82% among the British poultry meat sector over the last six years, according to the British Poultry Council (BPC). According to...

UK food industry fails to meet 5% sugar reduction target

Food businesses in the UK have failed to meet the 5% sugar reduction target set out by Public Health England (PHE) instead achieving a...

Smartphone-enabled tech can detect foodborne illnesses

Researchers at Purdue University have developed detection technology that allows a typical smartphone to analyse produce for foodborne pathogens such as E. coli O157:H7...

FDF members slash sugar content by over 12%

Members of the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) have collectively slashed their sugar content by 12.1% according to the organisation’s new Feeding Change report. The...

WHO plans to strike trans-fats from global food supply

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has released a new step-by-step guide as it plans to eliminate industrially-produced trans-fatty acids from global food supply. WHO estimates...

Eurofins expands food testing business with $670m acquisition

Life science company, LabCorp, has sold Covance Food Solutions, its food testing business, to Eurofins for $670 million. Eurofins, the bioanalytical specialist, said the deal...

Tax on sweet snacks could be more beneficial than sugar tax

According to new research published in BMJ Open, taxing sweet snacks could lead to more significant reductions in the amount purchases than similar prices...

What’s in your fryer?

Later this year, the United States’ food watchdog will impose a complete ban on the inclusion of partially hydrogenated oils in food for human...

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