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Slaughterhouses meeting expectations, says FSA

22 May 2015 | By Carina Perkins

Recent animal welfare incidents – including the Bowood expose - prompted the FSA to launch a programme of unannounced visits to abattoirs

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Rotten produce prosecution for Bradford shopkeeper

21 May 2015 | By Kevin White

Sheikh Abdul Waheed, 63, the owner of Fruit World, in Oastler Shopping Centre, was sentenced at Bradford Magistrates’ Court on 15 May

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Asda claims campylobacter prevention first

21 May 2015 | By Carina Perkins

30% of Asda’s whole chicken supply will be processed using SonoSteam from next month


Aldi apologises after selling halal-labelled black pudding containing pork

18 May 2015 | By Kevin White

The retailer said it had investigated the incident with Ayrshire-based supplier Punjab Pakora


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BRC audits reveal safety standards - and risks - in UK food Subscription

22 May 2015 | By Vince Bamford

A snapshot of UK food safety is offered by the latest report on data collected during the BRC Global Food Safety Standard audits

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?

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No quick fix for campylobacter problems

26 Feb 2015

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

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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….


How will Booker's acquisition of Budgens and Londis affect the convenience sector?

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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

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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…

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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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