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Sushi firm recall: products may contain glass

By Michelle Perrett

Sushi Daily, the international sushi supplier, is recalling a batch of its Sushigari (ginger) sold in jars at its kiosks in selected supermarkets because the product may contain small pieces of glass.

Cost-cutting has led to a rise in food and drink recalls, claimed Lockton

Cost-cutting sparks rise in food and drink recalls

By Gwen Ridler

Cost-cutting by food and drink manufacturers has sparked a rise in product recalls over the past six years, as the number of foods recalled for being contaminated with foreign bodies has more than tripled, claimed insurance broker Lockton.

Manufacturers urged to be more vigilant in guarding against foreign body contamination in food

Manufacturers warned over foreign body contamination

By Gwen Ridler

Food and drink manufacturers have been warned to be more vigilant in guarding against foreign body contamination in production processes, while fears of glass in food products forced recalls from Asda and Lidl.

Tesco’s chicken recalls could create rising tensions between retailers and suppliers: Crimson & Co

Tesco recall highlights supply chain issues

By Gwen Ridler

Tesco’s recent recall of two chicken products, reportedly the first case of campylobacter found in cooked chicken, risks creating tension between suppliers and retailers, warned business consultancy Crimson & Co.

Gaskets and seals must be ‘food safe’, claim the MacLellan Rubber bosses

Manufacturers warned about rubber seals

By Rick Pendrous

The recent recalls linking own-label chilled yogurt to rubber contamination have led one rubber seal and gasket supplier to warn of the potential dangers of using cheap imported materials in manufacturing processes.

Mars has recalled UK productsm after possible plastic contamination at its plant in the Netherlands

Mars confirms UK recall of confectionery brands

By Michael Stones

Chocolate maker Mars has confirmed it is recalling some Mars, Milky Way, Snickers and Celebrations products in the UK – as part of a food safety recall spanning 55 countries – following the discovery of plastic pieces in confectionery manufactured in...

The number of recalls in 2015 was 78% more than 2014

Food recalls rose by 78% last year

By Laurence Gibbons

The number of food recalls by the Food Standards Agency (FSA) in 2015 grew by 78% compared with the previous year, according to insurance firm Lockton.

Sainsbury has recalled two food products this week

Sainsbury recalls chicken after packaging blunder

By Michael Stones

Sainsbury has recalled a chicken product on fears a packaging blunder may result in it containing undeclared milk and wheat, three days after recalling bread, which may contain metal pieces.

Nearly 20% of firms lack any recall strategy

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No recall plan risks losing food firms millions

By Michael Stones

Nearly 20% of food and drink businesses risk losing many millions of pounds by failing to put in place plans to cope with a product recall, warns new research from law firm Roythornes.

The salmonella recalls were linked to a single supplier in the Netherlands

Salmonella wafer threat linked to single supplier

By Michael Stones

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) is probing the threat of salmonella from wafers, after four products – linked to a single supplier in the Netherlands – were recalled last week.

Food allergy risks in April

Latest allergy recalls in pictures

By Laurence Gibbons

Nine potentially dangerous products were recalled or withdrawn by food businesses in April over allergy fears stemming from undeclared ingredients, according to the Food Standards Agency (FSA).

Glass contamination fears have prompted the Co-op food recall

Co-op recalls pasta sauce over glass fears

By Gary Scattergood

The Co-op has recalled a batch of its own-brand Truly Irresistible Whole Cherry Tomato and Chilli Pasta Sauce because of a manufacturing fault, which could have led to some of the jars containing pieces of glass.

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