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Electronics giant Samsung hopes that connected technology can enable more Brits to grow their own produce at home as it launches the UK’s first urban-farm-to-table pizzeria.
This week's recall roundup features concerns over arsenic levels in baby food sold in Walmart, and a Salmonella alert in seafood products.
This week's rapid roundup of food and beverage news includes changes to breakfast cereal and a world famous recruit for the UN.
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.
The ‘salami slice’ approach adopted by manufacturer CPUK has meant the move to lower sugar content has been gradual and has been accompanied by an increase in fibre content too.
An important study of UK prawns has revealed that nearly half of those surveyed were contaminated with Vibrio, with shell-on prawns more likely to be affected than peeled prawns.
The parents of teenager, Natasha Ednan-Laperouse, who died aged 15 from a severe food allergy, have welcomed a new law in her name designed to protect others from harm but issue a reminder that more work remains to be done.
With reserves of CO2 running low and a lack of visibility on overall stocks, a UK company believes it may be able to help soft drink manufacturers prolong the fizz using science.
A new initiative known as ‘BURT’ will be trialled in Glasgow and inform a future UK-wide rollout of a reusable cup scheme.