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The GLAA has launched a consultation into new steps to protect vulnerable workers from exploitation

GLAA moves to stop staff abuse

By Rod Addy

The Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA) is calling for contributions to the consultation launched last month on new proposals to protect workers across the supply chain from exploitation.

Antimicrobial resistance can be fought with good hygienic practices and cleaning procedures

Opinion

Antimicrobial resistance in the cleaning process

By Rob Limburn

Campden BRI microbiologist and specialist in heat resistance and decontamination Rob Limburn breaks down the threat of antimicrobial resistant organisms in food production and the steps producers can take to limit their impact.

Fire fighters tackled a blaze at Village Bakery in Wrexham

Blaze tackled at Wrexham bakery

By James Ridler

Fire fighters rushed to a bakery factory in Wrexham after being alerted to the blaze at 8:41 this morning (19 August).

Scottish seafood exports grew to 2,630 tonnes last year

Scottish seafood exports to Japan up 340%

By James Ridler

Scottish seafood exports to Japan more than quadrupled last year, as a contingent of seafood companies head east to bolster the export trend.

Becoming greener can help grow a company’s reputation, as well as reap a number of operational benefits

In-depth: The Green Factory

A lighter footprint: going green in manufacturing

By Michelle Knott

There are many ways for food manufacturers to reduce their carbon footprint – and not all of the actions need to involve sweeping changes or massive investment.

The potential closure of Swancote Foods has put jobs at the potato processor at risk

Jobs risk at potato processor

By James Ridler

Jobs are at risk at potato processor Swancote Foods after it announced it has entered a 30-day consultation period with its employees regarding the potential closure of its sole site in Telford.

Increased demand for plastics alternatives have led Aegg to search overseas for solutions

Aegg’s hand forced by UK shortage

By Paul Gander

Increased demand for glass from UK customers looking for alternatives to plastics has led to Aegg Creative Packaging having to source packs from overseas, the firm has revealed.

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