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Tesco and Cow & Gate have recalled 15 products in the 7+month range of baby food products

Baby food recalled due to tampering

By Baby food recalled due to tampering

Cow & Gate and big four retailer Tesco have launched a voluntary recall of 15 varieties of baby food over concerns that some of the jars might have been tampered with.

The UK reduced food waste by 480k tonnes between 2015 and 2018

Significant drop in food waste

By James Ridler

Food waste in the UK fell by 480,000t between 2015 and 2018, according to a new report from the Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP).

The new facility can produce a wide range of own-label ethnic snacks for top UK retailers

Surya Foods snacks plant to offer 30 jobs

By Rod Addy

Surya Foods is to create 30 new jobs at a £2m factory at Harwich as the company expands into dedicated UK ethnic snacks production for the first time.

Sugar reduction will remain an important topic in 2020

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Why sugar reduction remains on the agenda

By Judy Buttriss

British Nutrition Foundation director general Judy Buttriss explains why sugar reduction is still a key concern for manufacturers.

Hynes: ‘There is always more that we can do in terms of flavour and texture’

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Maintaining momentum at the Meatless Farm Co

By Dan Colombini

As the growth of plant-based products in the UK continues to soar, so does the innovation behind their production. Dr Peter Hynes, new head of R&D at The Meatless Farm Company, discusses the challenges for the company in 2020 and beyond.

In addition to producing renewable fuels from food waste, Pointon and Sons also supplies ingredients for pet food

ABP Advanced Proteins buys John Pointon and Sons

By Rod Addy

ABP’s by-product division Advanced Proteins has acquired John Pointon and Sons’ animal by-products and proteins business in Staffordshire – the UK’s largest single-site by-product and pet food ingredient supplier.

Hancock: ‘The FSA already has a statutory duty to provide advice to public bodies, and others, on the wider consumer interest in relation to food’

FSA commitments to trade, strategy and allergens

By James Ridler

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has reiterated its commitment to putting consumer interests at the forefront of any future discussions on trade, the National Food Strategy and work on allergies and intolerances.

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