UK bans junk food ads in all children’s media

New limitations on the advertising of food and drinks high in fat, salt and sugar in the UK are coming into force from July. The...

New high pressure verification tech aids food packaging safety

In what has been described as a first for the inks and food industries, Chromatic Technologies Inc. (CTI) has launched a high-pressure ‘ink’ which...

Damaged salad leaves stimulate salmonella growth

Investigations by University of Leicester microbiologists have revealed that just a small amount of damage to salad leaves can massively stimulate the presence of...

Eurofins expands food and water testing laboratories

Eurofins Food and Water Testing UK and Ireland has given the green light on an expansion of laboratories at its Wolverhampton headquarters. The £1.5 million...

Mekitec US and Bizerba form strategic partnership in the Americas

Mekitec, a global food x-ray manufacture and supplier of x-ray inspection systems, has formed a strategic partnership with Bizerba, the German supplier of industrial...

Sugar-free drinks don’t aid weight loss, say academics

Sugar-free and diet drinks are often seen as the healthier option, but researchers from Imperial College London have argued that they are no more...

Study shows benefit of sugar tax

The effectiveness of a sugar tax has been given new credence after a successful study demonstrated a real world dip in sales of fizzy...

SEFARI spearhead Scottish food research

The Scottish Environment, Food and Agriculture Research Institutes (Food Matters Live stand 681 - contact info@sefari.scot) is a collective of The James Hutton Institute;...

2 Sisters suspend operations following food safety allegations

2 Sisters Food Group has suspended operations following an investigation which exposed food safety breaches at its West Midlands site. The Group is one of...

Food makers target sugar alternatives in public health push

Retailers and manufacturers are calling on food and drink suppliers to help identify sugar alternatives in a bid to improve public health. The British Retail...

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