A Tönnies meat packaging plant has been struck by COVID-19, which has allegedly resulted in strong criticism from Germany's labour minister and re-closures of schools and daycare centres.
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Professor Chris Elliott points out the herd of elephants in the room that have appeared since the coronavirus pandemic.
The International Platform of Insects for Food and Feed has anticipated that the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is likely to make a decision on approving insects for human consumption in the coming weeks.
A Spanish company is calling its new plant-based steak the ‘most realistic’ to date.
The new labels, designed to help consumers understand the environmental impact of their diet, will reportedly start appearing on products from June 2019 and on the entire Quorn range by 2021.
Data released by the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) said that there is a “great deal of uncertainty” around approximately a tenth of England's potato crop as farmers review the damage of the flooding.
The incident is said to likely raise concerns in Europe about the safety of food supplies after the UK leaves the EU.
Growing consumer awareness and increasingly stringent regulatory demands have resulted in renewed emphasis on the quality of water and selection of disinfectants used for the washing and preparation of vegetables, salads and other fresh produce. Giovanna Cossali explains why she believes ozone is worth considering as a sanitiser.
"Businesses need time to be able to implement and test any proposed Brexit agreement," says Dairy UK chairman.
The British newspaper The Guardian has published a story about hygiene failings in American meat plants on the same day as the campaign group Sustain released figures showing US consumers may fall ill with food poisoning 10 time more often than their UK counterparts.