326 businesses hit by sugar tax, HMRC figures reveal

326 soft drinks manufacturers have been hit by the sugar tax according to HMRC figures. The Soft Drinks Industry Levy was introduced on April 6...

DSM launch acrylamide-reduction solution for food makers

A new solution from nutrition and health specialists Royal DSM will enable food makers to reduce acrylamide in high-PH applications including crisps, biscuits and...

Hillbrush launches new Anti-Microbial Cleaning Tools Range

Hillbrush is proud to announce the launch of a new colour range of Anti-Microbial cleaning tools for the food manufacturing and healthcare industries. Established in...

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...

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