24-May-2013 - Food fraudsters could target animal feed next after the horsemeat scandal, a leading food security expert has warned.
22-May-2013 - Consumer watchdog Which? has called for tougher penalties for those convicted of horsemeat fraud and more co-ordinated food surveillance.
20-May-2013 - Some parts of the food industry lacked basic understanding of how the sector operated – until the horsemeat crisis forced people to grapple with its complexities, a food safety watchdog boss told Food Manufacture’s webinar last week.
20-May-2013 - Paragon Quality Foods – the meat processor accused of supplying halal lamb burgers contaminated with pork to Leicester City Council – is considering legal action after independent tests confirmed the authenticity of its products, its spokesman told FoodManufacture.co.uk.
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 - 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.
14-May-2013 - A new non-genetically modified (non-GM) ‘superwheat’ developed for growing in the UK, which yields 30% more than traditional wheats, could be of a quality suitable for breadmaking, according the National Institute of Agricultural Botany (NIAB).
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 - Have you got a burning question about the horsemeat crisis that you want answered? Then, ask our expert panel of speakers during Food Manufacture Group’s free one-hour webinar to be staged at 11am GMT on Thursday May 16.
13-May-2013 - Food manufacturers need to work more closely with government, civil society and research organisations to build a sustainable food system, according to Forum for the Future.
10-May-2013 - An influential group of food scientists, formed by the Institute of Food Science & Technology (IFST), has endorsed the 'think-like-a-criminal' approach to beat food fraud.
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 severely damaged consumer confidence in the industry's ability to regulate itself and will have major implications for the way food safety is regulated in the future.
08-May-2013 - There’s still time to register for our free one-hour webinar on lessons to be learned from the horsemeat crisis, due to take place at 11am GMT on Thursday May 16.
02-May-2013 - A new origin testing technology has been developed that will not only identify a product’s country of origin, but its precise region.
30-Apr-2013 - Manufacturing giant Unilever is to begin trialling dual-fuel technology for its fleet of vehicles in a bid to slash carbon emissions and cut costs, while also pressing for more collaboration between food firms to reduce the number of vehicles on the road.
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 - 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.
23-Apr-2013 - The horsemeat scandal, which continues to plague the food supply chain, has severely damaged consumer confidence in the industry’s ability to regulate itself and will have major implications for the way food safety is regulated in the future.
22-Apr-2013 - The Foods Standards Agency (FSA), market intelligence firm Mintel, Leatherhead Food Research and business law firm DWF are supporting the Food Manufacture Group’s free one-hour webinar Horsemeat: learning the lessons of an avoidable crisis.
22-Apr-2013 - The new president of the Institute of Food Science & Technology (IFST), Professor Margaret Patterson has set out her top three priorities for her two-year term.
16-Apr-2013 - European Commission tests costing £2.15M have revealed horse DNA in 5% of meat products tested at random across the EU’s 27 Member States.
15-Apr-2013 - Tesco is “misleading” consumers over its scrapping of a pledge to only rear poultry on soya feed that’s free of genetic modification (GM), say campaigners.
15-Apr-2013 - Learning the lessons of the continuing horsemeat crisis is the subject of a free one-hour webinar to take place at 11am on Thursday May 16.