Due Diligence

‘When companies don’t comply, it’s usually a matter of ignorance’, said Elizabeth Shepherd

Regulations focus to avoid food industry non-compliance penalties

By Paul Gander

Government agencies are hoping that a redrafted version of the 2007 Producer Responsibility Obligations (Packaging Waste) Regulations, incorporating subsequent amendments, will focus industry attention on the requirements and avoid the sometimes hefty...

The horsemeat crisis proved food retailers and manufacturers were not solely responsible for food safety and quality, said Hilary Ross

Horsemeat webinar

Manufacturers and retailers not solely responsible for safety

By Mike Stones

A key lesson from the horsemeat crisis was that responsibility for food safety should be shared throughout the food industry and was not solely the role of food manufacturers and retailers, according to a leading food lawyer.

‘Aside from Tesco initially responding to the problem in Ireland, industry spokespeople were largely absent in the beginning,’ said Andrew Rhodes

Horsemeat webinar

Horsemeat webinar – highlights captured in quotes

By Mike Stones

The horsemeat crisis was undeniably devastating for the UK food industry but there may be a number of positive outcomes, according to speakers at Food Manufacture’s webinar earlier this month. Here we capture in quotes the highlights of the webinar –...

Haribo plans to open Leeds factory in 2013

Haribo plans to open Leeds factory in 2013

By Anne Bruce

Sweet manufacturer Haribo has revealed to FoodManufacture.co.uk that it will open a new 500,000 sq ft factory and distribution facility in Normanton near Leeds in 2013.


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