Meat, poultry & seafood

Unison is urging the FSA to order routine testing for toxoplasmosis

Union urges food safety watchdog action on meat threat

By Laurence Gibbons

Unison, the UK’s largest union, is urging the Food Standards Agency (FSA) to make tests for the parasitic disease toxoplasmosis a routine part of meat inspection regimes, as new figures reveal the disease now affects up to 1,000 Britons a day.

Shelf-life is a hot topic for the food supply chain as it looks to reduce costs

WRAP shapes new shelf-life future

By Michelle Knott

The Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP) is canvassing the food industry about the most promising ways to extend shelf-life, with the results of the consultation set to shape the waste reduction watchdog's future research.

Packaging has shifted to net younger shoppers

Fresh catch

By Paul Gander

Novel packaging is netting new fish and seafood consumers, reports Paul Gander

Morrisons' fish plant is expected to create 200 new jobs and process 200t of fish a week when fully operational

Morrisons opens Grimsby fish plant

By John Wood

Morrisons’ new fish processing plant in Grimsby began operations today (September 3) − five months after work began on converting a disused factory at Europa Park.

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