Sales of duck soar despite bird flu outbreak in Yorkshire Subscription

12 Dec 2014 | By Kevin White

Duck is flying off the shelf despite last month’s bird flu outbreak at an East Yorkshire duck farm…

Microscope lab

Campylobacter: FSA reveals supermarket test results

27 Nov 2014 | By Julia Glotz, Kevin White

Asda in the spotlight as FSA publishes campylobacter results


Campylobacter: the industry responds to FSA findings

27 Nov 2014

The grocery and poultry industries respond to the Food Standards Agency study that has revealed 70% of all chickens sold in UK supermarkets are contaminated with campylobacter to some degree.


Poll reveals confusion over dairy and lactose intolerance

25 Nov 2014 | By Helen Gilbert

More than two thirds of Brits do not know the difference between dairy and lactose intolerance, according to a new survey for milk brand A2.


Food Safety

Can the FSA step up in the fight against food crime? Subscription

12 Dec 2014 | By Julia Glotz

The most recent Efra hearing on food supply networks would have made for uncomfortable listening for the Food Standards Ag…

EU labelling legislation

FDF publishes advice on new EU labelling rules

12 Dec 2014 | By Kevin White

A checklist to help manufacturers adapt to new EU labelling rules has been published by the Food & Drink Federation (FDF).

FSA chicken

FSA’s shock campylobacter tactics directed at the wrong target

28 Nov 2014 | By Adam Leyland

What conclusions are shoppers meant to draw from the FSA’s naming and shaming exercise this week?…

Chris Elliott

The Elliott report response: so far, so good? Subscription

20 Nov 2014 | By Dominic Watkins

This week, bird flu and campylobacter were in the news again, but the horsemeat scandal still dominates the food safety de…


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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…

Chris Elliott, of Queen's University, Belfast

Elliott Review must be followed by new alliances

13 Sep 2014

The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health welcomes the recommendations of the Elliott Review…

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