Food Safety

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FOOD SAFETY CONFERENCE 2018

Food Safety Conference: FSA’s plans to be debated

By Noli Dinkovski

Risk-based compliance’s impact on the food industry is set to be a key theme at Food Manufacture’s Food Safety Conference, which takes place in Birmingham next month.

Vincent Doumeizel talks about the challenges audits face in the food and drink industry

Lack of auditors and visibility in food supply chain

By James Ridler

A deficit in auditors to meet demand and a lack of visibility in the supply chain are major challenges to the auditing of food and drink firms, a leading consultant in the field has claimed.

The use of blockchain can build trust throughout the food supply chain, claimed Sterling Crew

Opinion

How blockchain can build trust in food

By Sterling Crew

Sterling Crew, strategic adviser at Shield Safety Group, explains how the use of blockchain can build trust in the food and drink industry.

Jon Poole: ‘It is really difficult for anyone to know what advice and guidance can be relied upon when making the simplest of food choices.’

Date label advice issued by IFST

By Aidan Fortune

The Institute of Food Science & Technology (IFST) has released a new fact sheet on date labelling of pre-packaged food.

There is a potential for food safety standards to drop once the UK leaves the EU warned FSS

FSS stresses Brexit food safety risks

By Aidan Fortune

Food Standards Scotland (FSS) has highlighted concerns over a potential drop in food safety and standards in the country once the UK leaves the EU.

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FOOD SAFETY CONFERENCE 2018

Take our food safety survey and win £100

By Noli Dinkovski

Food and drink firms are being invited to enter an annual food safety survey that is offering participants the chance of winning £100 in Amazon vouchers.

The Queen's University Belfast has called for lower levels of arsenic in baby food

News in brief

Call for lower arsenic levels in baby food

By Noli Dinkovski

EU inorganic arsenic laws should be revised to ensure a lower concentration of the substance in baby food, an academic institute has argued.

Confusion still exists over date regulations for vacuum-packed meat products

INSIGHT

Not so perfect ten on new rules

By Aidan Fortune

Confusion over date labelling and storage of meat products is still causing friction between producers and enforcement agencies. Can this be worked out to everyone’s satisfaction?

Food product recalls: why evidence matters

FSS: UK recalls remain relatively low

By Noli Dinkovski

In relation to the size of the market, the rate of recalls in the UK remains quite low, according to Food Standards Scotland (FSS).

Lessons must be learnt from last year's fipronil crisis, warned ABB

ABB: Learn lessons from fipronil

By Noli Dinkovski

The importance of traceability is the key lesson food manufacturers should embrace in the wake of last year’s fipronil egg contamination, a process control provider has claimed.

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