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Government 'failing to act' on processed meat link to cancer

10 Feb 2019 | By Kevin White

Politicians had failed to react to the link between nitrites in processed meat and cancer, claimed the author of the WHO’s landmark 2015 report

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FSA chair Heather Hancock reappointed for another three years

07 Feb 2019 | By Kevin White

Hancock stepped up to the post from deputy chair in 2016 and will continue at the helm of the regulator until March 2022

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Ebay pledges to review online food sales information Subscription

01 Feb 2019 | By Nick Hughes

The platform has said it will discuss with the FSA the possibility of adding information to its food policy

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Pret to introduce full ingredient labelling at all UK stores Subscription

01 Feb 2019 | By Carina Perkins

The sandwich chain has been piloting full ingredient labelling at a shop in Victoria, London since November


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Food allergen labelling consultation: what are the options? Subscription

31 Jan 2019 | By Carina Perkins

Smaller businesses fear they could struggle to meet new requirements

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Theresa May can play fast and loose with jam but not people’s livelihoods Subscription

14 Feb 2019 | By Carina Perkins

The PM might be cutting back on food waste with her jam habits, but it’s not exactly great advice for the public

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‘Natasha’s Law’ can ensure some good comes of our daughter’s death

07 Feb 2019 | By Tanya & Nadim Ednan-Laperouse

We believe the time has come for full information and transparency about what is in our food, say Tanya & Nadim Ednan-Laperouse

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Poland’s ‘sick cow’ scandal is a reminder of the EU’s food safety net Subscription

04 Feb 2019 | By Carina Perkins

If these practices turn out to be more widespread, this will be the biggest meat scandal in Europe since Horsegate


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Know the origins of food with shorter supply chains

17 Aug 2017

Sir, Is it too much to ask for food to come with provenance?

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Salt, sugar & fat colour coding encourages food fear culture

17 Aug 2017

Sir, It is insulting people’s intelligence to think they need colour codes for salt, sugar and fat on the front of pack…

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Food safety efforts must never be compromised by complacency

21 Jul 2017

Sir, Companies must ensure they are doing all they can to remove any threats to products

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