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Chefs’ Choice Awards now open for entries

Chefs’ Choice Awards open for entries

By Mike Stones

Food and drink manufacturers are invited to win national recognition by entering their products in the Chefs’ Choice Awards, organised by the Food Manufacture Group’s publisher William Reed.

Asda has recalled packs of baby food, after small pieces of plastic were found in one of the products

Plastic contamination sparks Asda recall

By James Ridler

Asda has been forced to recall packs of its own-label baby food, after one of the products was contaminated with small pieces of plastic.

Morrisons has posts sales and profit growth in its interim results

Morrisons reveals rise in sales and profits

By James Ridler

Morrisons has revealed a rise in sales and profits for the first half of this year in its interim results, released yesterday (September 14), as it sees results from its ‘Fix, rebuild and grow’ strategy.

Greencore was fined £1M, after a contractor fell from a stepladder and died

Greencore fined £1M for worker’s death

By James Ridler

Convenience food manufacturer Greencore has been fined £1M for safety failings, after a contractor died after falling from a stepladder. 

Over 65s are more susceptible to listeriosis because of their dietary choices

Listeriosis in elderly linked to lifestyle

By Rick Pendrous

Concern about rising levels of listeriosis food poisoning across Europe caused by contamination with Listeria monocytogenes (Lm), despite relatively low levels of the bacterium being picked up in retail surveys of products, has led the European Food Safety...