Food Safety

Participate now for the chance to win £100 in Amazon vouchers


Take our food safety survey and win £100

By Noli Dinkovski

Food and drink firms are being invited to enter an annual food safety survey that is offering participants the chance of winning £100 in Amazon vouchers.

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.

The GFSI aims to drive continuous improvement in food safety management

Food safety culture leads sector challenges: GFSI

By Michelle Perrett

Safety culture, new technology and consumer trends are three key challenges facing the food sector today, Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) manager Anne Gerardi has told Food Manufacture.

Shah: manufacturers should face the new reality of greater transparency in the supply chain

Business Leaders’ Forum

Transparent supply chains are the future

By Noli Dinkovski

Food and drink manufacturers shouldn’t “bury their heads in the sand” but face up to the “new reality” of greater transparency in the supply chain, the boss of a UK ingredients importer has claimed.

The audit is intended to help consumers understand how the EU food safety model works

EU auditors to examine food safety policy

By Michelle Perrett

An EU-wide audit of food safety policy, with particular focus on chemical hazards, has been announced by the European Court of Auditors (ECA).

Food manufacturers identified the challenges they faced in providing effective food safety training

Manufacturers reveal food safety training challenges

By James Ridler

Up to three-quarters (74%) of food and drink firms are planning to improve food safety in their businesses, as they reveal the challenges of providing effective training for their staff, according to a survey by Campden BRI.

Acrylamide legislation: The Food Standards Agency is working with other organisations to develop guidance

Acrylamide legislation set for April, EU confirms

By Noli Dinkovski

Food manufacturers will from April 2018 be expected to put in place practical steps to manage acrylamide within their food safety management systems, after legislation was passed by the EU.

Salmonella cases have risen by 3% across the EU since 2014

Salmonella cases across the EU are increasing

By Michelle Perrett

Salmonella cases have increased by 3% across the EU since 2014, according to a new report compiled by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).

Metal contamination sparked a recall of Greencore wraps

Metal contamination sparks Greencore recall

By James Ridler

Convenience food manufacturer Greencore has been forced to recall wraps from three supermarkets, after they were contaminated with small pieces of metal.

Food safety problems could arise from relying on old, paper-based data capture systems

Food safety needs a boost from more robust data capture

By Rick Pendrous

Many UK food and drink manufacturers are putting themselves and their customers at risk by relying on outdated paper-based systems to capture data and monitor their operational performance and product quality, warn several suppliers of software to the...


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