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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.

The UK's technology know-how and focus on food standards will make it desirable as a trade partner after it leaves the EU

UK food ranked high for standards and technology

By James Ridler

The UK food and drink industry’s technical knowledge and high standards would attract importers despite the outcome of Brexit, claimed secretary of state for international trade Liam Fox.

Kessie: The UK's exports would be protected under WTO rules

WTO rules to protect UK exports

By James Ridler

The move to World Trade Organization (WTO) export rules, should a ‘no-deal’ Brexit apply, could provide opportunities and protection for UK international trade, according to Edwini Kessie, WTO director of agriculture and commodities.

Meat Business Women was founded by Laura Ryan, former AHDB Beef & Lamb strategy director, to inspire women to succeed in the meat industry

Women in meat industry join forces for debate

By Chloe Ryan

Brexit and the #MeToo movement unexpectedly converged on 10 October as the dominant discussion themes at the Meat Business Women conference in Birmingham, as women leaders gathered to share ideas and network.

Princes brands include Princes, Crosse & Blackwell, Aqua Pura, Jucee and Napolina

Princes plans plant closures amid automation drive

By Rod Addy

Princes Group is to sacrifice its Chichester factory, affecting 200 jobs, in a wider drive to modernise production that also entails the planned closure of its Newton Heath juice plant.

Within an hour of arriving on site all the freezer units were fully connected

Plug and play power saves frozen food after gales

By Michelle Perrett

Newburn Power came to the rescue at Britain’s largest port Immingham when gale force winds forced a Scandinavian cargo ship to divert from its Lowestoft destination.

Brexit is already having a major impact on availability of labour in NI, according to CBI NI

Trade groups in NI and Wales voice Brexit fears

By Michelle Perrett

A raft of bodies in Northern Ireland, including those in the food sector, have raised serious concerns about the current availability of labour and migration policies in the post Brexit era.

A no-deal Brexit could cost the food and drink industry £9.3bn

£9.3bn cost of no-deal Brexit

By Aidan Fortune

The impact of Brexit is to be felt up and down the supply chain, with food manufacturers fearing a knock-on effect if no trade deal is agreed between the UK and the EU.

AB Inbev has opened a new automated warehouse in south Wales

AB InBev reveals automated warehouse

By James Ridler

Budweiser brewer AB InBev has unveiled a fully automated 80,000m2 warehouse at its site in Magor, south Wales, creating new jobs and reducing its carbon footprint.

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