Consumers want stricter campylobacter targets, says FSA Subscription

18 Aug 2016 | By Kevin White

Most consumers want retailers and processors to reduce the most serious instances of the bug below the current target


Farmers and food inspectors 'most trusted by shoppers' Subscription

18 Aug 2016 | By Carolyn Robertson

But only one in three trust supermarkets when it comes to food safety

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E.coli outbreak is over, says Public Health England

12 Aug 2016 | By Emma Weinbren

There had been no further cases of the “rare strain” of E.coli since 5 July

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Product recall cost potato supplier Swancote Foods nearly £600k Subscription

11 Aug 2016 | By Kevin White

Some 45 own-label ready meal lines were pulled due to metal contamination fears…


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Coconut water: a fair target? Subscription

25 Aug 2016 | By Julia Glotz

Rapid growth has created vulnerabilities. So what is the sector doing to safeguard standards and keep supply chains secure?


Return of the never-ending argument: the badger cull is back Subscription

25 Aug 2016 | By Kevin White

Badger culling – that most inflammatory of topics – is back on the agenda this week

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Dunsyre Blue cheese case: Who polices the food police? Subscription

23 Aug 2016 | By Joanna Blythman

Artisans throughout the UK are following with horror the unfolding case of Dunsyre Blue


Reading between the lines of the latest FSA campylobacter report Subscription

22 Aug 2016 | By Kevin White

The FSA says it doesn’t plan to change targets, but industry worries there’s a subtext to its latest research


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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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Don't underestimate the ambition of Amazon Subscription

09 Jun 2016

Sir, I rather suspect Bernstein’s Richard Clarke has underestimated the impact of Amazon on grocery

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