Food

Lyons: Since the recall, food safety is now ‘the priority in decision making’

Swancote makes food safety priority

By Noli Dinkovski

The potato processing firm at the centre of a major product recall in 2015 has “radically changed its thinking” and now makes food safety “the priority in all of its decision-making”, according to the man appointed to oversee its transformation.

Understanding the role of gut microbes in diet-related health conditions is a key concern

Research body lays out food safety challenges

By Noli Dinkovski

Anti-microbial resistance and the role of gut microbes in diet have been identified as two of the leading challenges faced by the food industry following a consultation by Campden BRI.

NFU president hails Brexit opportunity

NFU president hails Brexit opportunity

By Aidan Fortune

The National Farmers’ Union (NFU) in England has reiterated the importance of farming and food production when the UK leaves the EU.

OAL has won £900,000 of funding for its robotic ingredient handling project

Robotic ingredients handling project wins £900k funding

By James Ridler

Robotics and automation provider OAL has won £900,000 of funding for its robotic ingredients handling project, in partnership with the University of Lincoln and condiments manufacturer English Provender Company (EPC).

Valentine’s Day meals criticised for high salt levels

Valentine’s Day meals criticised for high salt levels

By James Ridler

Valentine’s Day meal deals contain “shockingly high” levels of hidden salt, with retailer Marks & Spencer (M&S) one of the worst offenders, according to pressure group Consensus Action on Salt and Health (CASH).