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UK bans junk food ads aimed at children from the Internet

Industry news  •  8 December 2016  •  New Food

Junk food adverts that are targeted at children are to be prohibited on the internet, in print and at the cinema following a consultation…

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…

Minimum pricing to impact over half of alcohol sales in Scotland

Industry news  •  14 November 2016  •  New Food

It is thought that at least 50% of alcohol sold in Scotland doesn’t meet the impending minimum price legislation…

UK farming unions and processors unite on trade and labour issues post-brexit

Industry news  •  2 November 2016  •  New Food

During the meeting at Stoneleigh on Monday 31 October 2016, the Presidents unveiled their post-Brexit thinking on a range of policies…

Fear of monopoly as so-called ‘Chicken King’ takes control of Bernard Matthews

Industry news  •  19 October 2016  •  Roy Manuell

Food tycoon Ranjit Boparan, known as the “Chicken King” has stoked industry fears that he will gain a monopoly after purchasing Bernard Matthews…

Highest of accolades for Scottish chocolatier

Industry news  •  17 October 2016  •  New Food

Perthshire-based Master Chocolatier Iain Burnett received a prestigious gold accolade in the International Chocolate Awards in London…

UK MPs call for supermarket action on farm antibiotics

Industry news  •  12 October 2016  •  Alliance to Save Our Antibiotics

Zac Goldsmith MP has tabled a motion on veterinary antibiotic use in the UK, encouraging MPs to act on the use of antibiotics from UK supermarkets…

Brexit leaves fragile food manufacturing industry confidence, FDF reveal

Industry news  •  12 October 2016  •  New Food

Concerns are mounting within the UK food and drink manufacturing industry a survey of Food and Drink Federation (FDF) members published today reveals…

Ranjit Rai appointed Priorclave’s Service Manager

Industry news  •  11 October 2016  •  New Food

With nearly 25 years in the Priorclave service department and 10 years as field service manager, Ranjit Rai brings a wealth of knowledge…

JCS Fish underlines responsible sourcing approach with ‘Chain of Custody’ certifications

Industry news  •  6 October 2016  •  New Food

Salmon specialist JCS Fish celebrates another milestone after completing independent assessments to several ‘chain of custody’ standards…

The world’s rarest whisky goes online with Cask88

Industry news  •  5 October 2016  •  New Food

Cask88 releases its much anticipated collection of Scottish whisky for sale globally, coined the world’s rarest whisky…

Kin Vodka, a toffee-tinged taste of innovation

Blogs  •  4 October 2016  •  Roy Manuell, Digital Content Producer

To celebrate National Vodka Day, we asked the creator of the innovative, Lake District-based brand Kin Vodka, to describe what makes her product special…

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…

Milk buyers must move now on milk price

Industry news  •  3 October 2016  •  New Food

NFU Scotland is calling on milk purchasers to recognise the strength of dairy markets and quickly return Scotland’s dairy farmers to profit…

 

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