17-May-2013 - The horsemeat crisis is bringing four benefits to the UK food industry, despite all the adverse publicity that followed in its wake, said speakers at Food Manufacture’s webinar – Horsemeat, learning the lessons of an avoidable crisis – held yesterday (May 16).
16-May-2013 - There’s still time to sign up for the Food Manufacture Group’s free one-hour webinar dedicated to learning the lessons of the horsemeat crisis, which takes place at 11am GMT today, Thursday May 16.
15-May-2013 - Specialist meat packing business Hilton Food Group is benefiting from its “broad geographic reach” despite the tough economic conditions, said City analyst Pamure Gordon.
15-May-2013 - Horsemeat contamination, which has plagued Britain’s food sector in recent months, was clearly fraud perpetrated by a large organisation over a long period of time, according to one meat supplier at the centre of the scandal.
15-May-2013 - Northern Ireland food manufacturer Linden Foods has invested £5M to create 179 new, mainly production, roles in response to demand from the convenience food sector.
14-May-2013 - BLT (bacon, lettuce and tomato) tops a somewhat conservative list of Britons’ favourite sandwich fillings, with prawn mayo and ham and cheese featuring highly on the glamour-free list.
14-May-2013 - A Derbyshire food company has been ordered to pay more than £32,000 after an employee severed the tip of his finger in a mincing machine.
13-May-2013 - Nearly 18M packets of processed food were dumped by British families after the horsemeat crisis, according to a new survey commissioned by kitchenware manufacturer Tefal.
13-May-2013 - A Wigan food manufacturer is aiming to create hundreds of jobs and grow turnover to £100M from an almost standing start.
09-May-2013 - A Leicester Council official has slammed as “disgraceful” news that pork has been discovered in the halal lamb burgers served in the city’s schools.
08-May-2013 - The horsemeat scandal has proved to be the biggest crisis to afflict the UK food industry since the BSE furore of the 1990s. Here, we chart in photographs how the crisis unraveled.
08-May-2013 - The British Pig Executive (BPEX) has launched a new online database to showcase pigs that adhere to the Red Tractor welfare assurance scheme.
02-May-2013 - The UK’s largest poultry processor Moy Park has announced a strong recovery in trading performance for last year, with pre-profits up to £24.4M for 2012 for 2012, compared with £4.8M in 2011.
01-May-2013 - Small, high quality meat suppliers and the butchers which sell their products are like “a mistress” in the mindsets of many consumers.
30-Apr-2013 - Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) has developed its Arcon functional soya concentrates to optimise cost savings and boost the appeal of dried fermented sausages
30-Apr-2013 - Global protein manufacturer BHJ Ingredients says it is introducing 'the world's first functional chicken protein' at this month's international trade fair IFFA in Germany.
30-Apr-2013 - A study of nearly 4,000 pairs of mothers and their children has shown that maternal vitamin D levels during pregnancy are not associated with the child's bone health in later life.
29-Apr-2013 - A top food scientist has warned Europe against over-reliance on food imports, as China and other Asian countries imported more food and stock feed to cater for their increasingly affluent consumers.
29-Apr-2013 - Bad weather and the pressures of the high street have hit Greggs’ sales, leading the retail baker to issue a profits warning.
29-Apr-2013 - 2 Sisters Food Group has proposed the creation of a second shift at a Welsh chicken processing site it bought from Vion, which could create more than 200 jobs.
29-Apr-2013 - The success of Freedom Food-accredited meat breaking into McDonald’s – following entries into discount retailers Aldi and Lidl – could prove a watershed for high animal welfare meat becoming a mainstream choice in retail and foodservice.
29-Apr-2013 - Consumers’ reaction to the horsemeat scandal will be a key feature of a free one-hour webinar dedicated to learning the lessons of the horsemeat crisis to take place at 11am GMT on May 16.
26-Apr-2013 - The food industry has “no idea” where the next food fraud scandal will come from, not least because so many resources are being ploughed in to tackling the horsemeat crisis.
25-Apr-2013 - More rigorous supply chain management, transparency, accountability and proportionality are the four factors that will help the food industry clear the hurdles of the horsemeat scandal, according to the former boss of Northern Foods.
24-Apr-2013 - Targets set for Campylobacter reduction in poultry for the end of 2013 are unlikely to be met and new techniques of process treatment will be needed if the targets set for 2015 are to be achieved, the chief executive of the British Poultry Council (BPC) has claimed.