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FSA launches campaign against rare burgers

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has launched its food safety campaign – ‘Burgers aren’t like steaks’ – warning the public against serving rare burgers at home.

FSA launched its food safety campaign against rare burgers

FSA welcomes conviction of abattoir worker

A man was sentenced to 10 months imprisonment on August 22, after pleading guilty to 24 animal welfare offences, including serious animal welfare breaches, food safety offences and trading standards offences.

FDF first-half results show 9% rise in UK exports

The value of food and non-alcoholic drink exports rose by 8.7%, up by £528.3M over the past 12 months to £6.6bn, compared with the previous year, according to the Food and Drink Federation (FDF).

Levels of acrylamides in children’s diet a concern

The levels of cancer-causing chemical acrylamide found in infant and young children’s diets are concerning, according to a group of experts on toxicology.  

Price of bacon to soar due to China and Brexit

The price of bacon could be about to soar due to increased demand from China and the impact of Brexit, according to purchasing company Beacon.

Tesco click-and-collect service launches to rival Amazon Fresh

Tesco has launched an online click-and-collect service that allows customers to collect their shopping within three hours of ordering.

Arla posts growth in half-year results

Arla Foods has posted growth in branded sales, despite falling market prices in Europe in its half-year results.

Love Hearts maker Swizzles features on BBC show

Sweet manufacturer Swizzels opened its doors to BBC Two series ‘Inside the Factory’ last Tuesday (August 23), as the programme explored its Derbyshire-based factory, which produces Drumsticks, Love Hearts and Parma Violets.

Arla Foods raises milk price to 20p a litre

The National Farmers Union (NFU) said it was “a relief” that Arla Foods planned to increase its milk prices by 1p a litre from September 1.

Bakers union boss suspended from Labour Party

The Bakers’ Food and Allied Workers Union (BFAWU) general secretary Ronnie Draper has been suspended from voting in the Labour leadership election, despite being a member of the party for most of his life, he claimed.