People are the root cause of food safety issues, according to BSI


People at the core of food safety risks

By Gwen Ridler

People rather than failures of machinery or technology are the common factor in food safety incidents, quality failures and recalls, according to BSI.

Strict new rules to prevent the spread of African Swine Fever have been enacted by Defra

Stricter rules for pork entering the UK

By Gwen Ridler

Strict new controls at the border to curb the spread of African Swine Fever (ASF) have been implemented by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra).

The FSA and UKRI have funded six projects bringing togetherresearchers and the public to investigate food standards and safety

FSA helps fund citizen science research projects

By Gwen Ridler

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) and UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) have awarded £200,000 to fund six projects uniting the public and researchers to investigate food standards and safety challenges.

Griffiths: the logic is clear

Scope of packaging certification grows

By Paul Gander

The benchmarking of the BRC/IoP packaging standard with the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) equivalent has been a major step towards international harmonisation in food packaging certification, the British Retail Consortium (BRC) has claimed.


Wrigley, Tropicana, Kraft, sign up to new food safety scheme

By Elaine Watson

More than 70 food factories including the Wrigley plant in Tennessee, Tropicana factories in Fort Pierce and Bradenton, Kraft’s biscuit factory in Granollers, Spain, and DSM’s vitamins factory in Ayrshire, Scotland, have now gained certification under...