Allergens

Almost three quarters of UK consumers believe vegan food has no animal ingredients, according to High Speed Training

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Mass confusion over vegan labelling ‘life-threatening’

By Gwen Ridler

Almost three quarters of consumers believe vegan food products contain no ingredients derived from animals, highlighting the potential risk to people with food allergies in the absence of vegan labelling laws, according to a new study.

Food Manufacture brings key takeaways of the RQA Group’s Product Recall Report for 2023, which examines recall data from food authorities across the UK, EU, US, Canada and parts of Australasia. Credit: Getty/zimmytws

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Global food recalls 2023: How the UK compared

By Bethan Grylls

Recalls and alerts in the US and EU climbed in 2023, while the governing bodies for food safety in the UK, Canada and Australasia reported improvements from 2022.

Natural cleaning products are growing in popularity. Credit: Bioshield

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How clean is your factory?

By William Dodds

Food Manufacture explores how the food and drink industry can make improvements in the areas of food safety, hygiene and cleaning.

Recalls, food safety and integrity are key topics in this month's podcast

Food Manufacture Podcast

Episode 9: Recalls and food safety

By Gwen Ridler

From marching mycotoxins to navigating labelling regulations, we explore the challenges and solutions surrounding recalls and retaining integrity in your business in this episode of the Food Manufacture Podcast.

Food Manufacture hears from four experts on managing allergens within your factory and supply chain. Credit: Moo Free/Getty:andresr/Hispanolistic

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Allergen management in the free-from factory

By Bethan Grylls

Food Manufacture speaks to four experts, including free-from manufacturers Moo Free and Kirsty’s, around managing allergens within your factory and supply chain.

Food Manufacture gets insight into the lab in this exclusive feature from Bia Analytical on wheat fraud. Credit: Getty/combomambo

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Looking for fraud in wheat flour

By Dr Terry McGrath

As the war between Russia and Ukraine continues to inflict supply chain difficulties upon Europe’s breadbasket, Bia Analytical looks at how manufacturers can ensure their wheat/flour is genuine.

The FSA and FDF have published updated guidelines for allergen labelling. Image: Getty, Tang Ming Tung

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FSA and FDF publish updated food allergen labelling guidance

By Gwen Ridler

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has published new food allergen labelling and information technical guidance, as the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) reveals its own set of allergen labelling guidelines supporting the agency’s update.

A new method for identifying and measuring wheat flour contamination has been developed by US researchers. Credit: Getty/Stephen Barnes

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Breakthrough discovery in gluten-free detection

By Bethan Grylls

Researchers have developed a new “highly effective” method for identifying and measuring wheat flour contamination, which could be a game-changer in gluten-free food safety.

Natasha's Law saw all pre-packed food labeled with the allergens it contained

Natasha Foundation clinical trials: Exclusive podcast

By Gwen Ridler

In this exclusive podcast interview, Natasha Allergy Research Foundation co-founder Nadim Laperouse discussed his hopes for the recently launched clinical trials, as well as the work that has already been done with the food and drink industry.

What are the emerging threats? How can the industry manage them effectively? The Food Safety Briefing will address these questions

Food Safety Briefing takes place on 15 October

By Rod Addy

Food Manufacture's Food Safety Briefing, chaired by chief executive of Campden BRI Steven Walker and sponsored by RSSL, will take place online on 15 October at 3pm.

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