Meat & poultry recalls nearly double in US

Recalls of potentially hazardous meat and poultry in the United States, according to a new report from US PIRG Education Fund. In 2018, romaine lettuce...

Israeli food-tech firm heralds ‘breakthrough in food safety’

An Israeli food-tech business has heralded a “breakthrough in food safety” after completing a field study of its anti-microbial technology. The study of Bio-Fence’s Pentagon...

Gov seeks views on HFSS promotion restrictions in new consultation

The UK government is launching a 12-week consultation on potential new restrictions on the promotion of food and drink high in fat, salt and...

Restricting promotions would damage food industry, says FDF Scotland

The Scottish Government’s plan to restrict the marketing of foods high in sugar, salt and fat has been met with scepticism and disapproval from...

‘Mixed progress’ made by food industry to slash salt levels

There’s been mixed progress made by the food industry to reduce salt levels, according to the inaugural salt reduction report from Public Health England...

McDonald’s unveils antibiotic policy for beef supply chain

McDonald’s is aiming to curb the use of antibiotics in its global beef supply chain with a new policy it hopes will drive industry-wide...

Steady levels of campylobacter in supermarket chickens

Levels of campylobacter in UK-produced chickens sold in supermarkets remain steady as the nation’s top retailers publish their latest testing results. Since 2014, Food Standards...

Researchers develop rapid test kit for E.coli

A new rapid testing kit for E.coli aims to revolutionise food safety testing by producing results in hours rather than days. Developed by researchers at...

UK’s soft drinks tax raises £153.8m as public turn on sugar

Government figures have shown that since the UK sugar tax on soft drinks came into effect back in April, it has raised £153.8 million. As...

Biggest food makers in US failing on tackling obesity, new index...

The ten largest food and beverage manufacturers in the US lack the policies and action needed to tackle the nation’s rising levels of obesity...

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