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FDF launches gluten labelling guide

30 June 2015 | By Victoria White

The Food & Drink Federation has launched a new best practice guide to support food manufacturers on the labelling of food products containing gluten...

Food Safety supplement 2015

30 June 2015 | By New Food magazine

In this supplement: contributions from Leatherhead Food Research on novel techniques for meat speciation testing; Fera Science Ltd on preventing virus transmission in fresh produce; and Campden BRI on low moisture food decontamination techniques...

Hygiene supplement 2015

30 June 2015 | By New Food magazine

In our latest Hygiene supplement: contributions from the EHEDG on hygienic design for food factories; and Vikan on decontamination of food industry cleaning brushware...

Managing foreign body contamination risk in the food chain

30 June 2015 | By Simon Lott, Commissioning Editor, New Food

In May, UK supermarkets including Sainsbury’s, Tesco, Morrisons and Waitrose were forced to recall a variety of products with potato ingredients due to the presence of small metal pieces. While in this instance, this did not lead to any public health problems, such incidents are a constant concern for manufacturers…

Live monitoring of mycotoxin risk in wheat crops during flowering

30 June 2015 | By Sarah Wynn and Rebecca Carter, ADAS UK Ltd

Mycotoxins are a human health risk even at low concentrations, but cereals which can contain mycotoxins are a major dietary source, particularly wheat and maize. In this article, we describe monitoring methods that can be practically used in crop production to minimise the risk of contaminated grain reaching the food…