Health & Safety

Protect food safety & increase workplace safety

Food & beverage industries account for almost 24% of all manufacturing injuries according to EU OSHA. While workplace safety and compliance is a high...

Third of stores putting high sugar, salt and fat products on...

More than a third of food and drink products on special offer in Irish supermarkets are high in fat, salt and sugar. Research commissioned by...

Consumers being ‘misled’ as EU fails on nutrient profiles

It’s been ten years since the EU Commission failed to publish nutrient profiles on food and drink products despite continual calls from consumer organisations. The...

Meat & poultry recalls nearly double in US

Recalls of potentially hazardous meat and poultry in the United States, according to a new report from US PIRG Education Fund. In 2018, romaine lettuce...

Israeli food-tech firm heralds ‘breakthrough in food safety’

An Israeli food-tech business has heralded a “breakthrough in food safety” after completing a field study of its anti-microbial technology. The study of Bio-Fence’s Pentagon...

Gov seeks views on HFSS promotion restrictions in new consultation

The UK government is launching a 12-week consultation on potential new restrictions on the promotion of food and drink high in fat, salt and...

Restricting promotions would damage food industry, says FDF Scotland

The Scottish Government’s plan to restrict the marketing of foods high in sugar, salt and fat has been met with scepticism and disapproval from...

‘Mixed progress’ made by food industry to slash salt levels

There’s been mixed progress made by the food industry to reduce salt levels, according to the inaugural salt reduction report from Public Health England...

McDonald’s unveils antibiotic policy for beef supply chain

McDonald’s is aiming to curb the use of antibiotics in its global beef supply chain with a new policy it hopes will drive industry-wide...

Steady levels of campylobacter in supermarket chickens

Levels of campylobacter in UK-produced chickens sold in supermarkets remain steady as the nation’s top retailers publish their latest testing results. Since 2014, Food Standards...

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