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Food waste efforts aren't good enough, says report

22 Jan 2015 | By Ian Quinn, Megan Tatum

Manufacturer and retailer waste increased, despite target of a 3% reduction by the end of 2015

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Threat of draconian fines for food safety and hygiene breaches Subscription

17 Jan 2015 | By Ian Quinn

Retailers and suppliers face the threat of draconian fines running into tens of millions…

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New Fresha packaging extends shelf life of fruit and veg

16 Jan 2015 | By Simon Gwynn

The new product uses minerals embedded in the packaging itself

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Cook issues recall after plastic found in frozen meal supplies

15 Jan 2015 | By Simon Gwynn

Recall mainly affects Thai dishes, Cook says “this is the sort of situation every food business dreads”


Food Safety

Can the FSA step up in the fight against food crime? Subscription

12 Dec 2014 | By Julia Glotz

The most recent Efra hearing on food supply networks would have made for uncomfortable listening for the Food Standards Ag…

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Campylobacter: suppliers and supermarkets must act Subscription

19 Dec 2014 | By Sue Davies

A shocking 70% of chickens on sale in supermarkets and butchers contain campylobacter….

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FDF publishes advice on new EU labelling rules

12 Dec 2014 | By Kevin White

A checklist to help manufacturers adapt to new EU labelling rules has been published by the Food & Drink Federation (FDF).

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FSA’s shock campylobacter tactics directed at the wrong target

28 Nov 2014 | By Adam Leyland

What conclusions are shoppers meant to draw from the FSA’s naming and shaming exercise this week?…


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Well done Tesco for publishing meat test results

04 Oct 2014

My view on the Tesco meat cross-contamination results (, 25 September) is probably different to most…

Chris Elliott

The term 'food crime' needs to be used with care

13 Sep 2014

We welcome the Elliott Review and the acceptance of its recommendations by the government…

Chris Elliott, of Queen's University, Belfast

Elliott Review must be followed by new alliances

13 Sep 2014

The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health welcomes the recommendations of the Elliott Review…

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