Food prices around the world are on the up as a variety of factors come together to increase pressure on the food and beverage supply chain – is this something that consumers are simply going to have to get used to?
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Joshua Minchin (New Food)
This week's recall roundup features concerns over Listeria monocytogenes and Clostridium botulinum, alongside undeclared allergen recalls.
The decrease is not moving quick enough to keep up with targets set by the National Food Strategy however, which has recommended meat consumption fall by 30 percent in the next decade.
Givaudan’s new Protein Hub in Zurich has been designed with collaboration in mind. The ingredients manufacturer is hoping that by bringing the industry (and even competitors) together, protein innovation can continue its recent trajectory.
It’s hoped the fortification of flour in the UK will reduce neural tube defects among new born children as the UK follows the US and Australia in adopting the policy.
This week's recall roundup features alerts over Listeria monocytogenes and Shiga-toxin producing E.coli (STEC) in the US and undeclared allergen recalls in UK supermarkets.
Marks and Spencer has flagged up difficulties with Export Health Certificates as a potential cause for the UK’s supply chain difficulties, which show no signs of stopping.
Reports from Sri Lanka suggest the food situation there is worsening, with prices soaring and government-backed measures to seize food stocks in force.
In order for the UK and other countries to deliver on climate targets, the Social Market Foundation says more attention and investment must be given to the alternative protein sector.
This week's recall roundup features a Listeria alert in Canada, as well as multiple undeclared allergens across the US and UK.
The ban was put in place after the BSE outbreak of the 1990s, which resulted in the culling of millions of cattle and the deaths of hundreds of people. The European Commission, however, has kept the ban on intra-species recycling.
This week's recall roundup includes several pork scratching recalls, which have been issued over Salmonella contamination fears.
Police were called to reports of a man shouting abuse in the street in Fulham on Wednesday evening (25 August 2021) before it was reported that a number of food products had been injected with an unknown substance.