A leading nutritionist has slammed the Advertising Standards Authority’s (ASA’s) decision not to ban a toothpaste ad for suggesting white bread contained sugar and could harm teeth.
Nutritional policies and front-of-pack guidance on food products are failing to improve public health and curb the UK’s obesity epidemic, according to a leading expert.
Britain’s first case of bird flu for six years has been confirmed on a duck farm in Yorkshire, after a contagious strain of bird flu was detected on a poultry...
A tobacco-style regulation should be introduced to reduce children’s exposure to “unhealthy” food products and help to protect and promote healthy diets, according to health campaigners and consumer advocates.
Food and drink firms could lose millions of pounds in online grocery sales in the run up to Christmas, if their products do not comply with Food Information for Consumers...
Thieves have stolen £50,000 worth of sugary treats from Yorkshire confectionery makers Confection By Design and The Serious Sweet Company and an appeal has been launched for information.
Premier Foods has paid £4,370 in compensation to a worker who suffered a head injury after a loose pipe fell on him while he was cleaning machinery.
Introducing calorie labelling on alcoholic drinks could boost alcohol consumption, according to a leading nutritionist.
Drinks company Diageo Scotland has been fined for safety failings after two workers were injured in falls at separate plants in Moray.
Changes to food labelling rules have shaken small- to medium-sized food and drink businesses (SMEs), which fear being put out of business, a leading industry advisor has revealed.
The British Meat Processors Association (BMPA) has slammed a European Court of Justice ruling that pig and poultry meat recovered under low pressure must be labelled as mechanically separated meat...
European oils and fats business Aarhus Karlshamn (AAK) has reaffirmed its commitment to help food manufacturers reduce saturated fats in their products with reformulation advice.
The burden of the upcoming Food Information for Consumer Regulation (FIR) on food manufacturers and consumers will lead to an increased use of clean labels, according to an industry expert.
Diageo’s Captain Morgan brand has again fallen fowl of the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) for featuring a parrot that it deemed could appeal to children.
A two-year, EU-wide research project, which began in January this year, could lead to a change in EU rules that came into force in 2013 forcing desinewed meat (DSM) such...
Horsemeat has reared its head again after food import firm Expo Foods Ltd was fined £5,000, yesterday (October 2), after its pork sausagemeat was found to contain nearly 50% horsemeat.
Discount retailers, such as Aldi and Lidl, are less likely to breach the Groceries Supply Code of Practice (GSCOP) than the big four, the Groceries Code Adjudicator (GCA) Christine Tacon...
Fines of hundreds of millions of pounds could be imposed on retailers if they are found to be in breach of the Groceries Supply Code of Practice (GSCOP).
Tesco has been asked to examine its behaviour towards suppliers by the Groceries Code Adjudicator Christine Tacon.
Morrisons’ former treasurer and head of tax, Paul Coyle, has been charged with two offences of insider dealing by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has banned an online beer advert for misleading consumers over its alcohol content and placing “undue emphasis on the alcoholic strength” of the product.
British Sugar has temporarily avoided a costly and time-consuming investigation into its market practices, with the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) confirming it will not pursue the probe for now.
Eight people have been charged from Plymouth and Cornwall as part of a major investigation into forced labour, human trafficking and illegal gangmaster activity in the UK food chain....
An internet smoothie ad has been banned by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) for misleadingly exaggerating the amount of fruit portions it contained.
The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) has ditched its original Freedom Food logo in a bid to attract more food businesses and consumers, the charity...