2 Sisters Food Group’s Scunthorpe and Llangefni plants have passed Food Standards Agency (FSA) audits, according to the company.
The row over hygiene standards at poultry producers 2 Sisters Food Group and Faccenda has intensified, after Unite the union slammed health secretary Jeremy Hunt’s bid to allay public concern.
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has defended its decision, made at yesterday’s (July 23) board meeting, to reverse its decision to ‘name and shame’ retailers and processors that sell chicken...
Serious disruption to the meat supply chain could be caused if Food Standards Agency (FSA) meat inspectors vote in favour of a strike over pay next week, according to industry...
A customer was shocked to find a dead lizard in the 39p vacuum packed cucumber she bought from Aldi’s Cowes store on the Isle of Wight.
A new food safety accreditation scheme to register food industry professionals has been launched by the Institute of Food Science & Technology (IFST).
Strawberries from China will be subject to stiffer checks for norovirus and hepatitis A at EU borders, following an alert about contaminated produce from the EU's Rapid Alert System for...
Acrylamide poses a bigger cancer risk to consumers – particularly children – than previously thought, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has warned.
There are more than 1M cases of food poisoning in the UK – with campylobacter remaining the most common foodborne pathogen – according to new figures published by the Food...
The recent halal food scandals and reports of the presence of blood serums and offal in meat product tests serve to highlight several challenges for the food and drink industry.
Food and drink manufacturers can learn how to guard against hazards and discover the latest science and technology to help them at the Food Manufacture Group’s Food safety conference in...
Brazil 2014 World Cup sponsor Moy Park has invested over £1M in research and practices to help the poultry industry tackle the food poisoning bug campylobacter.
International Laboratory Services (ILS) has recovered from a fire that hit one of its labs last year to nail an Outstanding Achievement Award at the Medilink East Midlands Business Awards.
FSA boss Catherine Brown talks to Rick Pendrous about the need for change in its relationship with industry
Food and drink manufacturing safety will be under the spotlight at a one-day Food safety conference to take place at the Heritage Motor Centre in Gaydon, Warwickshire on Wednesday, October 15 2014.
Health authorities are probing the death of a baby linked to the suspected contamination of a food drip.
Hepatitis E in pork products will be the next battleground in foodborne diseases, a leading food safety expert has warned.
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) is about to launch a free online tool aimed at small food manufacturing businesses in the UK, to help guide them through the process of...
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has appointed Bernhard Url as its new executive director, effective June 1 2014.
Criminals’ ignorance makes food fraud especially dangerous, according to the chair of the Institute of Food Science and Technology’s (IFST) Food Safety Special Interest Group.
Sainsbury was involved in a third of food safety product recalls so far in 2014, according to food alerts issued by the Food Standards Agency’s (FSA).
A food safety training ‘bootcamp’ will breed the next generation of British Retail Consortium (BRC) auditors, when it is launched in September 2014.
Food Manufacture’s food safety conference will update delegates on the latest advice on food and drink safety in a one-day event that could prevent multi-million pound product recalls.
Employee understanding of food safety training is not being checked, which is a big reason why there is “room for improvement” in the field, according to a new survey.
A Northern Irish man was jailed, fined £8,000 and banned from managing poultry processing firms after officials found nine food safety breaches at his business, Upper Erne Lakes Poultry in Newtownbutler.
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