The amount of time and money Office of Fair Trading (OFT) officials have spent pursuing their investigation into alleged price fixing in the dairy industry is “quite ridiculous”, according to a leading competition lawyer.
Dairy manufacturers and supermarkets will receive a welcome boost to their coffers in the form of a rebate from the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) this summer after the watchdog agreed to reduce fines in its price-fixing probe.
Food for Health Ireland (FHI) has identified scores of bioactive ingredients from milk that could potentially be developed into functional food ingredients as its 'intelligent milk mining' initiative gathers pace.
Incidents of food poisoning associated with Listeria monocytogenes (Lm) are higher among certain groups of people, according to recent findings from the Health Protection Agency (HPA). These include certain ethnic groups, older people and pregnant women...