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Government rejects mandatory fortification of bread flour Subscription

30 Nov 2016 | By Ian Quinn

The FSA, SACN and Food Standards Scotland had called for a programme of fortification to reduce the risk of birth defects

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Ferrero sacks contractor at heart of child worker claims Subscription

28 Nov 2016 | By Daniel Selwood

The Italian confectionery maker announced it had “ordered the termination of any relationship with Prolegis in Romania”…

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Tesco defends FSA over self-regulation model Subscription

24 Nov 2016 | By Ian Quinn

’By 2020 local food safety officers on the ground will not be able to carry out their functions’ warns Tim Smith

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Poultry industry calls for clarity over e.coli report Subscription

21 Nov 2016 | By Carina Perkins

The study found two thirds of British retail chicken contained ESBL-producing e.coli, but was based on samples taken three…


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Food Standards Agency under fire for recruiting big food Subscription

07 Oct 2016 | By Ian Quinn

Is quasi self-regulation for industry a disaster for human health or a smart way to pull in desperately needed resources?

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Tesco the Horsegate villain rides to FSA's rescue

30 Sep 2016 | By Adam Leyland

This demonstrates just how desperately short of resources the FSA and the local authorities it relies on have become

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'Antibiotic-free' label would be far too simplistic

14 Sep 2016

Sir, ‘antibiotic-free’ labelling risks misleading consumers and backfiring on welfare

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Pineapples set off alarm bells Subscription

06 Sep 2016 | By Chris Elliott

Fresh from a trip to South East Asia, Chris Elliott reflects on emerging food fraud risks


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Latest FSA campylobacter report had 'no hidden agenda' Subscription

01 Sep 2016

Sir, I can assure you there was no hidden agenda

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Marketers have not been listening to consumers Subscription

20 Jul 2016

Sir; Brexit is a statement from the people who buy our products and our brands that we are not listening to them


Responsible work on antibiotics should be recognised Subscription

07 Jul 2016

Over the past five years the UK has reduced antibiotic use in the poultry meat sector by 44%

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Feeling the squeeze: food on the go category report 2016 Video Subscription

  Rising costs and uncertainty over migrant workers post-Brexit finds sandwich suppliers on the front line of an uncertain future



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