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Professor Chris Elliott has some grim predictions for the UK’s food supply this coming winter and calls on the UK Government to do more to protect the nation from empty shelves and price hikes.
Fast and effective safety screening for the ready-to-eat meal industry
This week's quickfire roundup of the very latest news includes a new commitment from PepsiCo, as well as a Salmonella outbreak in the US.
Action on Sugar is calling for food manufacturers to “act more responsibly” in the way they market yoghurts high in sugar, which are often aimed at children.
Food Standards Scotland says it has consulted with the Scottish food industry on the new legislation, which will come into effect in October following the death of Natasha Ednan-Laperouse in 2016.
Sustainable bottle manufacturer Bottle Up says the sugar cane it uses in its bottles is carbon neutral and requires little to no irrigation, as it looks to revolutionise the ‘grab-and-go’ culture.
Food fraud is an increasing and international problem influencing economy, society, health and environment. Food fraud can be defined as an intentional replacement, addition, tampering or misrepresentation of food, ingredients or packaging.
How much do we really know about allergens? New research suggests there is serious work to be done in educating and providing more information to consumers on allergens.
This week's roundup includes multiple undeclared allergens in UK based supermarket chains, as well as reports of products contaminated with Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes in North America.
Scientists from North Carolina State suggest that a deeper understanding of the terms seen on food product labels will create a more positive perception of consumer products
The beverage giant has also announced that it is looking into introducing a deposit return scheme for its drinks after consultations with governments in Edinburgh and Westminster.