A meat processing firm in Northern Ireland has been ordered to pay more than £114,000, after its prosecution for serious food fraud offences.
Food coatings firm Bowman Ingredients will make a ‘multi-million pound’ investment in the UK’s first dedicated production facility for gluten-free products, it has claimed.
Dairy Crest’s boss Mark Allen has been branded a “fat cat” and a “hypocrite” by Unite, after the union claimed he was set to receive a £1.2M bonus in a proposed takeover deal.
The dairy industry has been hit with “another devastating blow” as Arla Foods has cut its milk price, calling for urgent help from industry and government, according to the National Farmers Union (NFU).
Efficient logistics are a key driver of growth in the Scottish economy, according to a new report from the Freight Transport Association (FTA).
Poundland is to create up to 800 jobs with a new distribution centre in Wigan.
The UK’s frozen food sector is celebrating a partial victory with the European Commission (EC) over a disagreement relating to the date labelling of frozen meat products required under the Food Information for Consumers (FIC) Regulations, which came into force last December.
Scientific advances in the use of genomics – the study of DNA within organisms and application of DNA sequencing – has been agreed as the top of five strategic priorities for action identified by the committee which advises the Food Standards Agency (FSA) on microbiological safety risks.
Müller’s £80M buyout of Dairy Crest could be completed by the end of this year, after the German firm offered to supply fresh milk to a third-party processor to appease competition fears.
The targets set by the Food Standards Agency (FSA) for reducing campylobacter contamination in fresh chicken in order to achieve a 50% reduction in food poisoning from the bacterium have been called into question by a member of the an expert committee on food safety, which advises the agency.