Health & Safety

Sweet success – sugar levels drop in UK yogurts

A survey of yogurt ingredients show that sugar levels have significantly decreased in the last two years, but concerns about overall nutritional content remain. Scientists...

BRCGS and Lloyd’s Register partner to benefit food makers

BRCGS, the provider of safety and quality standard certification programmes, has partnered with Lloyd’s Register (LR) to offer BRCGS global certificated manufacturers a range...

Exercise advice on food labels welcomed, but more research needed, says...

Research has suggested that labelling food with physical activity calorie equivalent (PACE) information which shows how many minutes of physical activity is needed to...

Festive hot drinks ‘loaded’ with sugar, high street survey finds

Festive hot drinks are a popular Christmas past time but despite the government’s voluntary sugar reduction programme, many high street coffee chains are failing...

Australia’s biggest drinks businesses report 7% sugar reduction

The largest beverage companies in Australia have collectively announced a 7% reduction in sugar in the first progress report on the industry’s sugar reduction...

Comprehensive contaminates testing as FoodChain ID acquires Diversified Laboratories

FoodChain ID, a platform providing technology enabled food safety, quality and sustainability solutions, has acquired Diversified Laboratories, creating a comprehensive contaminates testing solutions offering. Based...

Romer Labs expands food allergen analytical services with FAC acquisition

Romer Labs, a provider of diagnostic solutions for the agricultural, food and feed industries, has expanded its food allergen analytical service capabilities with the...

Bulletin lunched to help reduce listeria contamination in dairy

The International Dairy Federation (IDF) has published a new bulletin outlining how steps in the production process can minimise listeria contamination in dairy products. Guarding...

New portion size guide launched for food industry

A new guide has been launched by research and training charity, IGD, to help food businesses review and set portion sizes. It identifies opportunities to...

Consumer concerns over pesticide exposure unfounded, report says

Consumer concerns over pesticide exposure through fruits and vegetables is “not supported by scientific evidence”, a new report says. The report from the Council for...

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