A spate of recent reports have accused a top member of Scotland’s food standards agency of bias after revealing her financial ties to a major chocolate firm - is the junk food industry meddling with objective scientific research?
Dutch consumer association, Consumentenbond, is fighting for tougher regulations on products claiming to be whole-grain as it says manufacturers are deliberately misleading consumers in their labelling.
Top five global F&B trends, Gulfood Manufacturing 2015
‘One of the interesting things about food and why it is so important is because it calls upon our identity and our culture and what we eat and who we socialize with is reflected in that’, according to Dr Morgaine Gaye, Food Futurologist, who runs a consultancy...
Inspection system features like reject confirmation systems and locked reject bins can help confectionery manufacturers stay abreast of the exacting safety demands of big retailers, says Mettler-Toledo.
Rising concern from leading food brand owners over the safety of mineral oil migration from recycled material has been a major driver in M-real’s decision to boost its folding boxboard capacity by 20 per cent by early next year, said the company.
Proposals to overhaul the fee inspection regime at food and feed facilities in the UK would result in a more consistent and clearer system - but one that would cost businesses more, said the Food Standards Agency (FSA).
Liberal Democrat peer Lord Clement-Jones has called on the Department of Health to explain how spending £322,000 of taxpayers' money on a study addressing consumer concerns over aspartame represents value for money at a time when budgets are so stretched.
Are you prepared for the next sudan-1 or melamine scandal? What are the food safety risks threatening the food supply chains of tomorrow, and do you have the technical and financial resources to deal them them?
Are you prepared for the next sudan-1 or melamine scandal? What are the food safety risks threatening the food supply chains of tomorrow, and do you have the technical and financial resources to deal with them?
The hung parliament has raised a large question mark over some key areas of food policy, with uncertainty surrounding everything from the future of the Food Standards Agency (FSA) to the implementation of Labour’s 2030 strategy, according to law firm...
No race should have rules that favour the strongest competitors. But unless the capabilities and interests of SMEs are taken into consideration before the starting gun is fired for new food regulations, they will struggle to keep up and may have to drop...
The UK’s Food Standards Agency has unveiled its final recommendations to industry for cutting sugar and saturated fat in soft drinks, confectionery and bakery products, which includes trimming back portion sizes of some products.
A new range of filling and cream fats have a similar texture compared to traditional hard fats but with very low saturated fatty acids levels to appeal to the confectionery segment keen on improving its health profile, claims Fuji Oils Europe.
The UK’s Food Standards Agency is launching a new campaign to encourage people to check salt levels on food labels, as 77 per cent of people are not aware that bread and breakfast cereals are amongst the most laden products.
Educating consumers about new technology that enables the production of minimally processed foods is critical to ensuring that they will pay extra for such products, according to findings published in the Journal of Food Science Education.
A new food fraud division will support local authorities to take swift action to stop illegal activity as well as helping them uncover cases where the consumer has been misled, announced the UK’s Food Standards Agency (FSA).
The UK’s Food Standards Agency (FSA) has called on food manufacturers to come forward if they wish their company or brands to be included in a list of those that are free from the so-called ‘Southampton six’ colours.
Confectioners and food firms in the UK are on the alert after the country's food watchdog announces the recall of certain batches of White Rabbit products from China containing up to 60 times the melamine limit.
People on low incomes consume just as much unhealthy food and drink
as the general population, and so bad diets are the result of
personal choice, according to a study published by the UK
UK-based Cadbury Schweppes is set to be prosecuted under
environmental health laws after the company allegedly released
chocolate for sale that was contaminated with salmonella, according
to the Guardian newspaper.
Four days after announcing the recall of twenty-five chocolate
products due to salmonella contamination, Hershey's and the
Canadian food inspection agency (CFIA) still refuse to reveal the
exact source and cause of the contamination.