The EU recently added many more products to its acrylamide monitoring system, broadening the list of baked goods and including pita and specialty breads, pancakes, tortillas, churros, doughnuts and croissants.
Some of the UK's foremost experts on food and drink reformulation will offer essential insight and guidance on vital topics at Food Manufacture's virtual conference Reformulation: What Next? from 29-30 March.
Britvic is cutting the sugar content across the six bestselling Rockstar Energy drinks, six months before restrictions on retail promotions of high fat, salt and sugar (HFSS) products start in October.
The Food Standards Agency's (FSA's) National Food Crime Unit (NFCU) is making progress on food fraud investigations, with sentencing following its first successful conviction due to take place this month.
Food manufacturers have a 'huge' opportunity as sales of sustainable food products are growing seven times that of those that are not sustainable, Ethan Soloviev, chief innovation Officer at HowGood, has revealed.
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has launched a consultation to gather views from businesses and consumers on the use of precautionary allergen information and labels, often written as 'may contain' on food packaging.
The meteoric growth in sales and the variety of plant-based foods has been so fast that the thinking on how such products are labelled has barely kept up. Here, Pete Martin, regulatory director at product information specialist Ashbury explores the latest...
McCormick & Company, the US-based ingredients supplier, has called on manufacturers in the herb and spice industry to check their businesses for fraudulent practices following the publication of an EU report.
Allergen management, effective management of food industry audits, horizon scanning tools and robust hazard analysis critical control points (HACCP) systems will all be addressed in a free Food Manufacture webinar held on 6 October.
Food Manufacture is running its usual free annual Food Safety Briefing on 6 October online from 3pm to 4.30pm, featuring experts tackling topics ranging from allergens to ensuring robust HACCP plans and audits.
Food safety across the food chain just got a boost as the Government announced £19.2m funding for a three-year surveillance project tracking UK foodborne pathogens and antimicrobial resistant (AMR) microbes.
Food allergy-stricken Brits need more transparent information about allergens in foods, with one in six unable to identify any in common food groups and 62% too embarrassed to ask about ingredients when eating out.
Use of illegal dyes in foodstuffs persists despite the danger to health they pose, driven by their cheaper cost. Kendall Baker, scientific lead at food testing company Food Forensics takes a close look.
Mettler-Toledo Product Inspection has launched a series of smart-design, washdown-resistant product inspection systems, integrating sophisticated checkweighing and metal detection technologies for manufacturers of packaged food, including dairy and meat...
Operating a laboratory relying on the steady flow of samples from across the world for various methods of integrity testing, life looked as uncertain for us as it did for the rest of the industry a year ago.
Regulation of precautionary allergen labelling (PAL), such as 'may contain ...' is 'desperately needed', according to Apetito's group technical manager Iain Mortimer, making the Food Standards Agency's (FSA's) review...
Rick Sanderson (pictured), business development director at Food Forensics, discusses the increased threat of food fraud created by the challenges of 2020 and what food firms can do to mitigate the damage to their businesses.
Processors including Rodda's Creamery and Anglesey Sea Salt have welcomed the British Geographical Indications (GI) scheme launched by the Government to help safeguard provenance and replace the EU system post-Brexit.
The coronavirus pandemic has slashed local authority food safety staff numbers, which were already significantly below where they needed to be, according to Food Standards Agency (FSA) chief executive Emily Miles.
Food Manufacture's free-to-access Food Safety Briefing webinar, which covers topics ranging from food fraud and detection and inspection to allergen and pathogen management, goes live in just two days.