Schlosser to lecture

Eric Schlosser, author of bestseller Fast Food Nation, is to speak on the impact of industrial food production at the Soil Association's 60th anniversary Lady Eve Balfour lecture to be held in London on 25 October.

Student diet guide

The Food Standards Agency Northern Ireland and the University of Ulster have joined forces to create a survival booklet on diet and nutrition for first-year students, called Fresher Food.

Food safety advice

The Food and Drink Federation and the Institute of Food Science & Technology have published guidance on continuing professional development for food safety professionals.