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15 January 2018 | By Fera Science Limited
A new approach to gelatine testing...
12 January 2018 | By George Smith (New Food)
Among the actions outlined is a pledge to eliminate all avoidable waste by 2050 and all avoidable plastic waste by end of 2042.
10 January 2018 | By George Smith (New Food)
With 26 countries now either imposing or soon to be imposing a sugar tax, medics in Australia are calling for nation's Government to follow suit.
9 January 2018 | By George Smith (New Food)
Samples of chicken of varying national origin were taken from 37 different establishments in France and tested for compliance with European water-content regulation.
9 January 2018 | By Daniel Birchmore (New Food)
“Why charge consumers 25p a cup when the industry is willing to provide funding for recycling?” – Executive Director of the Foodservice Packaging Association.
8 January 2018 | By George Smith (New Food)
Lack of clarity in the definition of Xue Yu and difficulty in identifying the fish once it has been prepared may have contributed to widespread mislabelling.
4 January 2018 | By Agilent
With seafood and aquaculture being the most valuable and highest traded commodity in the world, it’s an industry which inevitably is the most susceptible to fraud...
4 January 2018 | By George Smith (New Food)
A quicker, centralised novel foods approval system has been introduced two years on from its initial announcement in 2015.
19 December 2017 | By George Smith (New Food)
Brexit may put the UK consumer at risk as new research shows chemical treatments on poultry common in USA fail to meet EU safety standards.
15 December 2017 | By George Smith (New Food)
A study into the consumption on energy drinks among children and young people has sparked call for age restrictions to be imposed.
13 December 2017 | By Professor Dr BMJ Van Der Meulen | Professor of Food Law | Wageningen University
Global differences in the manner and content of the regulation of food safety and other food-related issues stem from a wide variety of sources including history, culture, fear, protectionism and politics. Obviously these categories – if categories they are – are overlapping rather than mutually exclusive. Bernd van der Meulen,…
12 December 2017 | By George Smith (New Food)
Several measures to create a more sustainable food future have been offered by a European committee set up as a bridge between citizens and the executive.
11 December 2017 | By George Smith (New Food)
The level of salt in UK sausages is roughly the same as it was in 2011 – falling foul of salt reduction targets.