Dunsyre Blue cheese

Scottish food safety chiefs face fire for 'raw cheese attack' Subscription

27 Oct 2016 | By Beth Gault

Dunsyre Blue was linked to an e.coli outbreak by Food Standards Scotland in June

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Two plead guilty in UK horsemeat court case

27 Oct 2016 | By Kevin White

Alex Ostler-Beech, 44, of Hull, and Ulrik Nielsen, 57, from Denmark, both admitted conspiracy to defraud

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Urgent call for hepatitis E virus test in pork Subscription

27 Oct 2016 | By Carina Perkins

The FSA noted there had been a “significant” rise in non travel-related cases of hepatitis E

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Dairy sector gets guidance on cutting use of antibiotics Subscription

05 Oct 2016 | By Beth Gault

Scheme, run by Dairy UK, includes trauining and advice for farmers


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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


With the remit of the Groceries Code Adjudicator set to be extended, who needs to be included?

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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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