Research commissioned by Vegetarian brand Linda McCartney's has revealed current consumer thoughts of going 'meat-free' and the key drivers behind the switch.
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The pests are said to pose a risk to public health such as by spreading Salmonella and Listeria, as well as causing property damage and potentially injuring a firm's reputation.
Food and beverage products are recalled due to reasons ranging from contamination to incorrect labelling, and here is New Food’s roundup of the most recent cases.
New research suggests that individual soft drink companies in the UK are making a sizeable contribution to sugar reduction, with eight out of the top 10 companies reducing the sugar content of their products by 15 percent or more.
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.
The Lloyd's Register report, compiled from online research of 1,000 UK consumers in August 2019, claims that one in three UK shoppers are questioning the safety of their food.
The survey reportedly found that 86 percent of the tested bacon products contained salt levels equal to or greater than levels found in seawater.
The Guardian reported that Environment Secretary, Theresa Villiers, said that for a country such as the UK to insist on being able to maintain its own high standards on environmental protections would be legal under WTO rules.
According to the report by Make UK and Santander, the food and drink sector is worth 15.9 percent of total manufacturing GVA with sales in 2018 of £85.6 billion, an increase of 7.6 percent since 2016.
The research into public perceptions of GM foods found that 52 percent of respondents would be less likely to consume a product if they found out it had been genetically modified.
Running alongside their existing independent services, Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) and ADAS will allegedly pool their impact orientated research to offer a national agricultural and rural knowledge service for farmers, growers and all agricultural businesses.
Predicted 2020 trends include a rise in the popularity of sushi, plant-based flour, signature pizza, protein snacks and noodles.
Jordi Casamitjana is an ‘ethical vegan’ who claimed that he was sacked by the League Against Cruel Sports because of his views on animal products.