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Government seeking views on fortify flour with folic acid

Public views are being sought by health departments across the UK on the government’s proposal to fortify flour with folic acid. The 12-week public consultation...

Food premises get a clean sweep

Catherine Watkinson Global Technical Hygiene Specialist at Hillbrush, UK specialist hygienic cleaning tool and shadow board manufacturer offers advice in light of version 8...

‘Natasha’s Law’ introduced for pre-packaged food labelling

A new law requiring food businesses to include full ingredients labelling on pre-packaged food has been announced by Environmental Secretary Michael Gove. ‘Natasha’s Law’ is...

Vikan introduces new Upright Dustpan for faster debris pickup

Vikan, the global leader in hygienic cleaning tools and systems, is introducing a new, Upright Dustpan designed to pick up dry and moist debris...

FSS takes over hygiene inspections for Scottish meat industries

Food Standards Scotland (FSS) is taking health and hygiene inspections of the nation’s meat, game and poultry industries. This comes after the organisation ended its...

Call for ban on using cartoon animals on food & drink...

Campaign groups are calling on government to ban the use of cartoon animal animations on food and beverage packaging to market unhealthy products to...

Updated gluten labelling advice published for food makers

Updated gluten labelling best practice has been published by the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) to better advise food manufactures. 'Gluten Labelling Guidance: Best Practice...

Delivering successful bespoke hygiene cleaning operation

Axis Cleaning and Support Services has held the Hygiene Support contract at Guenther Bakeries in Heywood since 2013 and at its Banbury site since...

Increase in fines and prosecutions for food safety and hygiene

Fines for food safety and hygiene offences and prosecution of directors and senior managers have increased following the introduction of new sentencing guideline in...

Study reveals health and cost savings of mandatory added sugar labelling

The mandatory added sugar labelling policy for packaged food and drinks set to launch in the US could improve health and generate savings, according...

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