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Scientists develop simple, sensitive test for salmonella & listeria

A new ultrasensitive chemiluminescence-based method has been developed by scientists for the direct detection of salmonella and listeria monocytogenes. Because of the simplicity and sensitivity,...

UK food businesses met with new acrylamide legislation

New legislation means UK food businesses will now be required to put in place practical steps to manage acrylamide within their food safety management...

Supermarket promotions fuelling obesity, report claims

A report from Cancer Research UK claims that shoppers filling their trolleys with special promotions of food and drink in supermarkets have a more...

Loma X-ray inspection systems ensures peace of mind for McKaskle Family...

Illinois-based Loma Systems has recently completed the installation of a Bulk Flow X-ray inspection machine at McKaskle Family Farm located in Braggadocio, Missouri. This follows...

Antibiotic usage down in British poultry meat sector

Antibiotic usage has fallen 82% among the British poultry meat sector over the last six years, according to the British Poultry Council (BPC). According to...

Brazil meat scandal underlines importance of UK trade deals

The National Farmers Union (NFU) has this week highlighted the importance of securing trade deals which uphold the high standards of British food production,...

Impossible – FDA refuses meat-free patty

The US Food and Drug Administration has refused to declare Impossible Foods’ flagship patty as safe to eat. This despite the meat-free “burger that bleeds”...

British Water backs association set up to fight FOG

A frontline organisation for contractors battling with fats, oil and grease (FOG) in commercial and industrial kitchens has been set up in association with...

Troy Foods awarded Sword of Honour for health & safety commitment

Troy Foods, the Leeds-based vegetable and salad producer, has been awarded the Sword of Honour by the British Safety Council in recognition of its...

Salt of the Earth reports increase in sales of sodium reduction...

Salt of the Earth reports an increase in sales of sodium reduction solutions in the first half of 2016. The sales of the sodium-reduction and...

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