Food Safety

Support for a change in on-pack labelling laws is on the rise

Pret allergen death sparks new law calls

By Noli Dinkovski

A change in on-pack labelling laws is gathering support following the death of a 15-year-old who ate a product containing an undeclared allergen bought from a Pret A Manager outlet.

Imported meet and dairy set to meet EU standards on antibiotic use after Brexit

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Warning over antibiotic use standards

By Noli Dinkovski

Any post-Brexit trade deals involving meat and dairy imported into the UK should meet the same standards on antibiotic use as those produced in the EU, a House of Commons committee report has argued.

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.