edible insects

Edible insects face tougher EU rules Subscription

03 Aug 2015

The Food Standards Agency has warned whole edible insects could soon be subject to stricter controls…

lower abv drinks, beer

SIBA launches accreditation scheme for UK breweries

29 Jul 2015 | By Simon Gwynn

Trade body the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) has launched a quality accreditation scheme and is hoping to sign up 500 of its 820 members within two years.


Cook rice in a percolator to protect kids from arsenic, parents told

22 Jul 2015 | By Julia Glotz

Parents serving rice to their children should cook it not in a pan but a coffee percolator

Raw milk

FSA board agrees to limit raw milk sales

18 Jul 2015 | By Kevin White

The FSA board has agreed not to widen sales of raw drinking milk (RDM) for the foreseeable future…


food safety one use

BRC audits reveal safety standards - and risks - in UK food Subscription

22 May 2015 | By Vince Bamford

A snapshot of UK food safety is offered by the latest report on data collected during the BRC Global Food Safety Standard audits

Mike Bromley, Genon

Food fraudsters be warned: science is closing in on you Subscription

31 Jul 2015

The technology does now exist to provide a comprehensive picture of the genetic content of any foodstuff…

Food Safety Crime Criminal

Professor Chris Elliott on why UK food needs the FSA Subscription

29 May 2015

The Conservatives could never be described as champions of the FSA

Swallow this

Does Swallow This herald another annus horribilis for food? Subscription

19 Mar 2015 | By Joanna Blythman

Joanna Blythman’s book has received an awful lot of press, but what are the consequences for the industry?


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FSA chicken

A safe haven

12 Apr 2015

Many retailers would argue trust has to be earned before sensitive information is divulged

Horsemeat test

Well done Tesco for publishing meat test results

04 Oct 2014

My view on the Tesco meat cross-contamination results (thegrocer.co.uk, 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…

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