FSA food origins study uncovers single labelling issue Subscription

29 Jul 2014 | By Vince Bamford

A Food Standards Agency study into the origins of foods stated to be from the UK and Ireland has uncovered just one issue with country of origin labelling

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Sixteen horsemeat cases uncovered by EC testing programme

25 Jul 2014 | By Kevin White

Pan-European testing for horsemeat DNA uncovered 16 new instances in beef products between April and June, the European Commission has revealed.

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Health minister orders probe into 2 Sisters plants

25 Jul 2014 | By Kevin White

Health minister Jeremy Hunt has ordered the immediate inspection of two 2 Sisters plants embroiled in The Guardian poultry industry probe – less than 24 hours after the Food Standards Agency issued a statement supporting one of the sites.

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FSA backs 2 Sisters plant accused in Guardian report

24 Jul 2014 | By Kevin White

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) says it is “satisfied that appropriate action was taken” at a 2 Sisters Food Group plant in Anglesey accused of poor hygiene standards.


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Is Tesco's food labelling policy completely nuts? Subscription

25 Apr 2014 | By James Halliwell

Retailer insists it warns only when there is risk of contamination…

DNA testing on meat

It's easy to feel queasy over undeclared offal and blood tests

07 Jun 2014 | By Julia Glotz

It’s not a Horsegate rerun, but these test results are likely to leave industry and consumers decidedly queasy…


At last some light relief from the supermarket price war

31 May 2014 | By Adam Leyland

At last some light relief from the price war, but just how wise were the confessions of the supermarket bosses?…

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How to restore consumer confidence in food provenance Subscription

19 Feb 2014 | By Gary Lynch

The horsemeat scandal led to a huge dent in public confidence in the global supply chain. Here’s how we can restore confidence…


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You can’t always predict a crisis - but you can prepare

01 Oct 2013

The swift and speedy recall on Sainsbury’s watercress following an outbreak of e-coli is another example of the key ingredient to a successful food recall – preparation…

Horsegate: heed economics of the cold chain

12 Sep 2013

Sir: The supermarket business model is based on shoppers trusting what retailers put on their shelves…

Supply chain bullwhip

23 Mar 2013

It is well documented that supply chains can be incredibly complex, resulting in an increased level of risk for organisations…

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