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Food safety - Articles and news items

A sour taste for food business

Past issues  •  1 December 2016  •  Chris Morrison, Partner and UK Head of Safety, Health and Environmental (SHE) Regulatory Team, Clyde & Co and Luisa Lister, Safety, Health and Environmental (SHE) Regulatory Team, Clyde & Co

The new definitive sentencing guideline for health and safety, food safety and corporate manslaughter (the ‘Guideline’) is starting to bite in the food sector, with significantly higher fines being seen across all sizes of business.

What a Donald Trump Presidency might mean for the US food and beverage industry

Blogs, Z Homepage Promo  •  28 November 2016  •  Roy Manuell, Digital Editor

Donald Trump’s stance on the food and beverage industry remains to be seen. In this article, we predict what might happen once Trump enters the White House…

A hidden nightmare: Allergies, intolerance and food safety

Blogs, Z Homepage Promo  •  17 November 2016  •  Rene Duchesne, Food Safety Manager, Cavalier Candies Ltd.

We ask Food Safety Manager Rene Duchesne to discuss the importance of precautionary measures in product manufacturing when working with allergens…

FSS revises statement on Errington Cheese and E.coli

Industry news  •  15 November 2016  •  New Food

FSS issues a revised statement for local authorities updating that of 15 September 2016 in relation to cheese products produced by Errington Cheese Ltd…

Food Fraud: An in depth discussion of new EU Regulation on official checks on food

Blogs, Z Homepage Promo  •  14 November 2016  •  Cesare Varallo, Vice President Business and Regulatory Affairs, Inscatech

Cesare Varallo, an Italian lawyer and expert on food fraud regulation gives us an exclusive insight into EU regulation and food fraud…

TV cooking shows frequently ignore safe food handling practices

Industry news  •  9 November 2016  •  Elsevier

Television cooking shows are an important resource for home cooks, but if these shows fail to model recommended food safety measures…

Pesticide residues in food: risk to consumers remains low

Industry news  •  1 November 2016  •  EFSA

Ninety-seven per cent of food samples collected in the European Union are free of pesticide residues or contain traces that are within legal limits…

Ishida’s x-ray system chosen to deliver food safety and quality control at leading dairy

Industry news  •  31 October 2016  •  New Food

Ishida’s machines have been selected to monitor Olympia’s range of dairy desserts for contaminants such as metal, glass, ceramics…

Food incidents: lessons from the past and anticipating the future

Issue 5 2016  •  14 October 2016  •  Andrew Hudson, Head of Food Microbiology, Fera Science Ltd; Miles Thomas, Head of Knowledge Solutions, Fera Science Ltd; Paul Brereton, Co-ordinator for Agri-Food Research, Fera Science Ltd

Experts from Fera Science discuss how we might best anticipate emerging risks in food safety…

Jellyfish help scientists to fight food fraud

Industry news  •  13 October 2016  •  University of Southampton

Animals feeding at sea inherit a chemical record reflecting the area where they fed, which can help track their movements, say University of Southampton…

Getting metal out of grain and cereals

Featured news  •  6 October 2016  •  BUNTING Magnetics Europe Ltd

A guide to the ideal location for magnetic separators and metal detectors in a grain and cereal processing plant…

Alliance to Save Our Antibiotics: Livestock-associated MRSA found in UK pork

Industry news  •  3 October 2016  •  Alliance to Save Our Antibiotics

A detailed follow-up to our previous story provided by the Alliance to Save Our Antibiotics as UK pork products purchased from major UK supermarkets test positive for livestock-associated MRSA (LA-MRSA)…

MRSA CC398 found in ASDA and Sainsbury’s pork products

Industry news  •  3 October 2016  •  Roy Manuell, Digital Content Producer

The strain of superbug MRSA that affects livestock has been found in UK-produced pork in supermarkets ASDA and Sainsbury’s…

Nima: the portable allergen-detection phenomenon

Blogs, Z Homepage Promo  •  22 September 2016  •  Roy Manuell, Digital Content Producer

New Food speaks to Nima CEO and co-founder, Shireen Yates about her product and the social issues we face with respect to allergens…

Leading Imperial researcher: Early exposure could reduce later risk of allergy

Blogs, Z Homepage Promo  •  21 September 2016  •  Roy Manuell, Digital Content Producer

New Food speak to lead researcher, Robert Boyle following study by Imperial College on whether feeding babies certain allergens might lead to the prevention of risk in later life…

 

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