Food Safety

Heineken's new multipacking system can only succeed by communicating with consumers

Explanation key to Snap Pack success

By Paul Gander

Consumer communications at the point-of-sale will be essential to the success of Snap Pack, the new glue-based multipacking system for cans of Carlsberg beer, the brewer has claimed.

Labelling errors sparked many of the recalls this week

Labelling errors cause recalls

By Michelle Perrett

Numerous recalls involving labelling errors were announced by the Food Standards Agency (FSA) this week, sparked by poorly labelled allergens and wrong use-by dates.

Richard Leathers of Campden BRI sees the same non-conformances in HACCP plans on a regular basis


Avoiding common HACCP pitfalls

By Richard Leathers

Campden BRI's food safety management systems services lead Richard Leathers discusses the main reason for non-conformances in HACCP plans.

For food and drink firms, BRC8 will mean greater scrutiny than ever before


Why there’s a culture shift on the horizon

By Alyson Magee

The latest update to the BRC Global Standard for Food Safety will move the goalposts in terms of food and drink hygiene with companies under even greater scrutiny.

Digitalisation is the only way to meet food compliance, claims Systems Integration

Digitalisation needed to meet new safety standards

By James Ridler

Digitalisation of the quality assurance (QA) process is the only way food and drink firms will be able to achieve compliance with the new British Retail Consortium (BRC) Global Standards for Food Safety, the head of a food compliance software provider...

The FSA has reported a drop in formal enforcement actions

FSA reports drop in food law enforcement actions

By James Ridler

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has reported a drop in formal enforcement actions across England, Wales and Northern Ireland, while the number of written warnings to food firms has increased.

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