24-Sep-2013 - 2 Sisters Food Group’s new £1M microbiology lab will help to reduce and eradicate campylobacter, said Ranjit Boparan, the firm’s boss.
20-Sep-2013 - The European system of food regulation is “too trusting”, environment secretary Owen Paterson told FoodManufacture.co.uk in the second part of our exclusive video interview.
20-Sep-2013 - The full potential of packaging quality and hygiene standards in the supply chain is not being realised because of limited training options, a leading paper and board supplier has claimed.
13-Sep-2013 - Food safety authorities are racing to trace the source of a food poisoning outbreak that has sickened 51 people and is potentially linked to cooked ham supplied to small independent butchers.
11-Sep-2013 - Retailers must incentivise poultry suppliers to tackle the UK’s soaring levels of campylobacter contamination, according to the Food Standards Agency’s (FSA’s) board, which met in Aberdeen today (September 11).
11-Sep-2013 - 2 Sisters Food Group’s new £1M microbiology lab will help keep it on top of threats posed by pathogens, the firm’s technical chief told FoodManufacture.co.uk.
11-Sep-2013 - New Olympic boss Thomas Bach should ban “junk food sponsorship” of the Olympic Games, demands a children’s charity.
11-Sep-2013 - Bradford-based Seabrook crisps has slashed its products’ salt levels by 20% – but its boss says the industry as a whole is not getting the credit is deserves for undertaking such costly and challenging endeavours.
11-Sep-2013 - A rat infestation in Tesco’s Perth Metro store, recent complaints about a live caterpillar discovered in a sandwich at a store in Sussex and a ‘supermouse’ at its Covent Garden Metro outlet were isolated incidents, according to a spokeswoman for the retail giant.
09-Sep-2013 - Salt levels in butter, margarine, fats and spreads are “shockingly high and unnecessary”, warns the pressure group Consensus Action on Salt and Health (CASH).
09-Sep-2013 - Companies need to adopt the latest behavioural psychology techniques if they want to get their staff to “do the right thing”, a leading food hygiene expert has advised.
09-Sep-2013 - The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has ordered the recall of all frozen lamb, beef and mutton trim supplied by mid Wales firm Farmbox Meats – one of the firms involved in the horsemeat crisis.
06-Sep-2013 - There’s still time to book a place at Food Manufacture’s Food Safety Conference, to be staged at the National Motorcycle Museum, Solihull on Thursday October 17 2013.
02-Sep-2013 - Food safety culture needs to become second nature so all production staff do the right thing, says Rick Pendrous
02-Sep-2013 - The government’s voluntary Public Health Responsibility Deal (PHRD) may not yet be dead, but it is clearly in need of intensive care, according to the chairman of Consensus Action on Salt & Health (CASH) Professor Graham MacGregor.
30-Aug-2013 - Chilled foods firm Samworth Brothers has reassured customers that, following an acid spill at its Kensey Foods factory at Launceston, Cornwall, business has returned to normal.
28-Aug-2013 - The chairman of Consensus Action on Salt & Health (CASH) professor Graham MacGregor has hit back at claims by the food industry that further salt reduction in ham and other cured meat products would endanger people’s lives.
28-Aug-2013 - Fish fingers that are fried create more furanic compounds than when baked in the oven, new research has revealed.
28-Aug-2013 - Delivering the latest advice on food safety is the aim of Food Manufacture’s one-day conference to be staged at the National Motorcycle Museum, Solihull on Thursday October 17 2013.
28-Aug-2013 - Too many small food manufacturers merely go through the motions of training their staff in food hygiene in order to prove due diligence to their customers and the regulatory authorities, a leading training provider has claimed.
27-Aug-2013 - Companies across Britain’s food industry have raised the scrutiny of their suppliers, as concerns about supply chain assurance and traceability have increased over recent years, it has emerged.
21-Aug-2013 - Suffolk-based food business Indo European Foods has been ordered to pay over £18,000 for safety failings after a worker suffered serious injuries when his arm became caught in unguarded machinery.
20-Aug-2013 - Professor Paul Berryman has stood down as ceo of Leatherhead Food Research to pursue new career opportunities.
19-Aug-2013 - Tesco is recalling eight Indian and Chinese own-label ambient meals, due to a production fault.
16-Aug-2013 - Poorly guarded machinery has been one of the most common causes of accidents in the food and drink manufacturing sector over the last 12 months – with a number of workers losing fingers as a result, FoodManufacture.co.uk can exclusively reveal.