Scientists develop sensor to detect rotting meat

16 Apr 2015 | By Carina Perkins

US scientists have developed a new sensor that can be used in packaging to indicate whether meat or fish is safe to eat.

Iceland salmon paprika almond recall

Iceland recalls salmon product over paprika contamination worries

09 Apr 2015 | By Vince Bamford

Three batches of 260g Iceland Blackened Salmon Portions have been recalled under the Food Standards Agency notice

Bacillus Cereus, food poisoning bug

Bacillus cereus: scientists find way to detect food bug Subscription

09 Apr 2015 | By Carina Perkins

The Bacillus cereus bacteria releases toxins that cause diarrhoea, vomiting and, in extreme cases, death

Willy Selten Horsegate investigation

Horsegate trader jailed after guilty verdict

07 Apr 2015 | By Carina Perkins

A court in Den Bosch today (7 April) found Willy Selten guilty of forging invoices and labels at his meat processing facility in Oss



Nut contamination: risk and complexity in spice supply Subscription

06 Mar 2015

In light of recent nut contamination alerts, food businesses must be aware of the risks and complexities of the spice supply chain

Swallow this

Does Swallow This herald another annus horribilis for food? Subscription

19 Mar 2015 | By Joanna Blythman

Joanna Blythman’s book has received an awful lot of press, but what are the consequences for the industry?

campylobacter bacteria

No quick fix for campylobacter problems

26 Feb 2015

The head of TIFSIP speaks out on the tough challenges facing the industry

campylobacter bacteria

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….


Is The Co-operative right to consider pausing its Fairtrade expansion?

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FSA chicken

A safe haven

12 Apr 2015

Many retailers would argue trust has to be earned before sensitive information is divulged

Horsemeat test

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…

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Own label category report 2015

As shifting pricing strategies and the growth of the discounters transform the UK retail landscape, supermarkets are moving away from the established three-tier ‘good, better, best’ approach to own-label ranging




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