Food Safety

Natures Way Foods introduces waste handling solution

FOODEX HIGHLIGHT: STAND L179

Natures Way Foods introduces waste handling solution

By Michelle Perrett

Natures Way Foods, the fresh convenience manufacturer, has introduced an automated waste handling solution to dispose of waste at its coleslaw and potato salad processing facility.

Norovirus has been causing more illnesses than previously estimated

Food responsible for 2.4m illnesses per year

By Michelle Perrett

Food has been found to be responsible for more cases of illness in the UK than previously estimated, new data from the Food Standards Agency (FSA) has revealed.

Deforestation ban is being urged

WWF calls for ban on ‘deforestation’ foods

By Michelle Perrett

WWF, the conservation organisation, is calling for imported food products that destroy natural habitats to be made illegal as part of its campaign called ‘Let’s get deforestation #OffOurPlates’.

Current food safety guidelines advise a ten-day shelf-life for fresh meat in the absence of other controlling factors. Credit: Natissima

Shelf-life guidance prompts meat industry fears

By Rick Pendrous

The proposed extension to the shelf-life of fresh meat is still overly cautious, would hinder the industry's international competitiveness and threaten retailers and processors with prosecution, according to food scientists.

Collins: 'Bowtie takes a wider view on the risks and looks at the levels of control'

Bowtie part of Campden workshop

By Noli Dinkovski

Campden BRI is to host a one-day workshop on how blockchain and other emerging approaches can support food safety and risk management.

The Food Industry Intelligence Network is calling on businesses to join its membership base

FIIN aims to expand membership

By Noli Dinkovski

An industry-wide group set up to tackle food fraud through shared intelligence is urging businesses in under-represented sectors to join its membership base.

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