Relationships along the food supply chain need more work, according to Professor Colin Dennis, chair of the food safety conference.
Killer bugs and ways to spot and manage food safety risks were some of the topics discussed by speakers at Food Manufacture Group’s Food safety conference last week (October 15).
Thanks to the sponsors of our food safety conference last week and to conference chairman professor Colin Dennis.
Doubt about the ability of local authorities (LA) to maintain food safety during a time of increased government budget cuts has been raised.
Small-scale food manufacturers have been warned to beware the food safety consequences of reformulating their products to remove salt, sugar and fat.
A Waitrose shopper got the shock of his life when he uncovered the world’s deadliest spider in a bunch of bananas just delivered by the upmarket supermarket chain.
Another major microbial threat is set to put food businesses under more pressure, as scientists only just begin to ask questions about it, an expert has warned.
Doctors, vets and farmers should stop rowing about who is responsible for the spread of antimicrobial resistance and work together to beat the “apocalyptic threat” it poses.
Retailers have denied failing to support a new treatment that could slash the incidence of campylobacter food poisoning because it could add to cost of poultry.
Four threats, including antimicrobial resistance, and two opportunities will be some of the biggest influences on UK food safety in the years ahead, delegates heard at the Food Manufacture Group’s...
A new technique to control campylobacter infections in poultry – which killed 110 Britons last year – is being developed at the modest cost of only 4–5p a bird.
The UK food and drink industry must communicate to the public that the risk of people contracting the deadly Ebola virus from food is unlikely.
Final preparations are underway for the food safety conference – ‘Safe and legal food in a changing world’ – which takes place at The Heritage Motor Centre, Gaydon, Warwickshire, tomorrow (Wednesday October 15).
Don’t miss your place at this week’s Food safety conference – ‘Safe and legal food in a changing world’ – which takes place at The Heritage Motor Centre, Gaydon, Warwickshire,...
Dangers lurk for companies that fail to understand their duty to provide safe products under the latest regulations covering materials, such as packaging, that are in contact with food and...
A row has erupted about the threat to scientific expertise available within the Food Standards Agency (FSA) caused by government budget cuts, which critics argue have left the agency seriously...
Scientists believe they may have found a new weapon in the fight to control the deadly foodborne pathogen Clostridium botulinum, as they have discovered genes that are crucial for its...
Handmade ready meal firm Cook claims more human hands in the manufacturing process does not increase the risk to food hygiene standards or decrease overall operational efficiency.
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) will have seen £22M cut from its budget from the beginning of the horsemeat scandal to the end of the 2015/16 financial year.
With reputations at stake, food safety has become more important than ever before, reports Alyson Magee
Plans to name and shame retailers that sell chicken contaminated with high levels campylobacter have been confirmed by the Food Standards Agency (FSA), nearly a year after they were first...
Authorities must be able to trace food fraud cases back to source and prosecute offenders properly, according to MPs commenting on Professor Chris Elliott’s Review into the horsemeat scandal.
Alan Lacey tells Nicholas Robinson how he hopes to raise SOFHT’s profile
Seafood industry bosses have developed a seafood traceability and financial tool in response to industry concerns about food fraud.
The Elliott Review may count for little in preventing a similar scandal to ‘horsegate’ unless its proposals are implemented swiftly and funded properly, according to experts.