Health & Safety

Government launches hospital food review

Prue Leith, restaurateur and presenter on Channel 4’s Great British Bake Off, will act as an adviser on a new government review to improve...

Britain has healthiest packaged food and drinks, survey finds

Packaged food and drinks in Britain have been crowned the healthiest in the world, ranking ahead of the US and Australia, a new global...

Researchers make case for fortifying wheat flour with vitamin D

Fortifying wheat flour with vitamin D would prevent 10 million new cases of vitamin D deficiency in England and Wales over the next ninety...

‘Dangerously high’ salt levels found in picnic foods

The nation’s typical picnic basket contains “dangerously high” salt levels, according to a new survey by Action on Salt. The new research, which analysed 555...

Scientists can now detect gluten in rye grain

Scientists from CSIRO, the national science agency in Australia, can now detect gluten in any food and show which grain it comes from. This breakthrough,...

Sensor developed to improve bacteria detection in poultry

Researchers are developing portable sensors that can improve the detection of bacteria in poultry. Mahmoud Almasri from the University of Missouri, MU Veterinary Medicine and...

Be proactive to controlling ‘dust’ and steer clear of costly breaches,...

Dustcheck, a specialist in dust control and containment requirements, is urging more companies in the food and drink sector to take proactive measures to...

Calls for government to introduce calorie levy on processed foods

Pressure groups, Action on Sugar and Action on Salt, are calling on the government to introduce a calorie levy on all calorie dense processed...

Mondelēz bringing Cadbury chocolate products under 100 calories

Mondelēz International has pledged to bring all its Cadbury chocolate and wider biscuit products aimed at children under 100 calories. The move, aimed at offering...

New methodology developed for food analysis

A new methodology for the simultaneous analysis of odorants and tastants could simplify and accelerate the quality control of food in the future. So says...

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