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Allergy report calls for greater protection to cut recalls

27 Apr 2016 | By Daniel Selwood

Food safety experts recommend moves to close gaps detection substances that can trigger reactions

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FSA campylobacter survey suspended over accuracy concerns Subscription

19 Apr 2016 | By Julia Glotz

Some processors are removing neck skin, which makes it harder to compare results fairly, the FSA says

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Müller and Sainsbury's yoghurts recalled over plastic fears

18 Apr 2016 | By Carina Perkins

Both stress limited nature of safety concerns

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Antibiotic resistance in human campylobacter rises Subscription

14 Apr 2016 | By Kevin White

Figures revealed instances of human campylobacter resistant to the drug in testing rose from just 30% in 2005 to 48% in 20


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Glyphosate reprieve eases food price fears Subscription

15 Apr 2016 | By Kevin White

A motion to renew market approval for the controversial herbicide was passed this week by 374 votes to 225

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National Food Crime Unit must be unleashed from the FSA Subscription

24 Mar 2016

The FSA felt like an organisation re-energised and plucky enough even to mention the ‘N’ word - nutrition - again

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Why government is intensifying its efforts to take on alcohol fraudsters

29 Feb 2016

13% of the beer we drink is untaxed and in total untaxed alcohol alone costs the taxpayer over £1 billion per year


Mars recall was swift but its communications proved hit and miss

26 Feb 2016 | By Julia Glotz

No one could accuse Mars of doing things by halves. Because a small piece of red plastic was found in a Snickers bar in Germany…


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The picture is becoming clearer on food fraud Subscription

07 Apr 2016

That such a vast amount of illegitimate products have been identified might appear to indicate that food fraud is worsening

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Stand up for Fairtrade farmers but spare us the sympathy Subscription

04 Mar 2016

“The Fairtrade mark ensures decent payment for hard work at least; and at best true empowerment”

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Asda must look to availability basics Subscription

04 Feb 2016

The recent job losses at Asda are a veneer over the main issues

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