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Food firms ‘to get more control’ with new FSA plan

The Food Standards Agency’s (FSA’s) plan to refocus its resources to investing more money in strategic science and data analysis will give food and drink manufacturers more control over their...

Food safety conference

Food safety survey: five fears and four hopes

Five food safety fears keep factory managers awake at night, while four hopes offer them encouragement, reveals Food Manufacture Group’s exclusive survey.

Food Manufacture’s food safety conference tomorrow

Food Manufacture’s food safety conference 2017 takes place tomorrow (Thursday June 22) at Woodland Grange, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire and tickets can still be booked online.

Poultry firms’ campylobactor investment ‘pays off’

Poultry processors’ and retailers’ investments in curbing campylobacter were paying off, said the Food Standards Agency (FSA), after its latest retail survey revealed the highest band of contamination in fresh chicken...

Safety conference to focus on latest industry tech

How new technology will benefit food safety will fall under the spotlight, courtesy of Campden BRI, at this year’s Food Manufacture food safety conference.

Mars recalls chocolate over salmonella fears

Mars Chocolate UK and Mars Ireland are recalling some Galaxy, Maltesers Teasers and Minstrels chocolate products, after routine testing revealed the presence of salmonella.

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Workers ‘cutting corners’ threatens food safety

Pressure to meet tight production schedules is leading some food factory workers and the teams they work within to cut corners, putting food hygiene within those manufacturing sites in jeopardy,...

UK consumers worry less about food safety than Europe

Consumers in the UK worry less about food safety than the rest of Europe, according to a new report on glass packaging for food and drink.

Firms ‘must prepare for promising’ earned recognition

Food Manufacture’s food safety conference will arm delegates with the latest information on earned recognition, according to Enmoore food safety consultant and former Food Standards Agency (FSA) boss John Barnes....

Mars uses technology to raise safety

Global food giant Mars is undertaking a large research project to “sequence the supply chain” in a move to improve food safety. 

Food sector bodies hit back over illegal arsenic claims

Food and drink manufacturers’ representatives have slammed a report which claimed that half of baby rice food contained illegal amounts of arsenic.

Errington Cheese’s ‘E.coli outbreak’ court case date set

The Scottish cheesemaker blamed for the fatal E.coli O157 outbreak last year will try to prove its Lanark Blue and Corra Linn cheeses are safe to eat, at court next month....

Food makers ‘responsible’ for ‘illegal arsenic levels in baby food’

Food manufacturers must comply with legislation on the amount of toxic inorganic arsenic in their products, warns The Food Standards Agency (FSA), after a report claimed yesterday (May 4) that half...

Guide gives poorly-fitting safety footwear the boot

A new, six-step guide to testing the fit of safety footwear has been produced by personal protective equipment supplier Supertouch, following it teaming up with safety shoe manufacturer Aimont.

System aids compliance with safety regulations

Compliance with workplace health and safety (H&S) regulations is claimed to be made simpler with an automated process and manufacturing information management system called Compliance Solution from DocLogix.

Hygienic, slip-resistant flooring

Meat processing company Grassroots Foods, based at Nelson in east Lancashire, appointed hygienic flooring and drainage specialist Kemtile to supply and fit out its new processing plant.

Last day for early bird food safety conference tickets

Today is the last day to book your early bird ticket for Food Manufacture’s food safety conference 2017 on Thursday June 22 at Woodland Grange, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire.

Three days left for food safety conference early bird ticket

Just three days remain to book your early bird ticket for Food Manufacture’s food safety conference 2017 on Thursday June 22 at Woodland Grange, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, ahead of the...

Food safety conference: last week for early bird ticket

This is the last week to book your early bird ticket for Food Manufacture’s food safety conference 2017 on Thursday June 22 at Woodland Grange, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, before the...

Morrisons probes metal ‘pins’ found in green beans

Morrisons has launched an investigation after two people found metal “pins” in green beans bought from its stores.

Food safety conference: still time to book early bird ticket

There’s still time to book your early bird ticket for Food Manufacture’s food safety conference on Thursday June 22 at Woodland Grange, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, ahead of the deadline later...

Predictive risk-based hygiene audits set for roll out by NSF

Food hygiene audit scheduling is set to become more scientifically based by using a novel predictive approach that is currently being pilot tested by auditing specialist NSF International.

Snacks sector hits back over crisp acrylamide claims

The UK snacks manufacturers’ organisation has hit back over claims the industry was unaware of the potential risks of acrylamide, or was unwilling to take measures to reduce the levels...

Crisp makers under fire for ‘carcinogenic’ acrylamide

Premium crisp manufacturer Tyrrells has played down warnings over the cancer-causing chemical acrylamide, after an investigation revealed its ‘sweet potato lightly salted crisps’ contained almost 2.5 times the recommended EU...

Thorntons recalls chocolate Easter eggs for undeclared allergens

Thorntons has recalled its Dark Chocolate Easter Egg with a Personalised Iced Message, because the icing contained milk that was not mentioned on the label and this could present a...

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