Research organisation Campden BRI is seeking members to join its new club. The aim is to exploit the opportunities in Europe of using a Microwave Assisted Thermal Sterilisation (MATS) technology developed originally in the US.
Swiss convenience food firm Fredag can now respond to urgent orders from retailers for special offer products in thermoform packs such as chicken nuggets since it installed a packing line based around an Ishida CCW-RS multihead weigher.
Meat processor Elmkirk accused the Food Standards Agency (FSA) of using the courts to debate points of law rather than to enforce food safety, after it was found guilty of eight meat hygiene offences this week.
Celebrity TV chef turned environmental campaigner Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall has helped to persuade EU government ministers to end the controversial practice of dumping hundreds of thousands of tonnes of fish at sea to avoid exceeding quotas.