Food Safety & Quality

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Coronavirus and obesity: industry urged to act post-crisis

By Oliver Morrison

The coronavirus pandemic should give the food industry increased impetus to make healthier products, according to experts, after an NHS audit in the UK revealed over three quarters (76.5%) of critically ill coronavirus patients are overweight.

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Expo West: 'Our community wants the show - but they do not want it now'

Trade shows postponed as coronavirus outbreak spreads

By Rachel Arthur

Expo West was called off yesterday over coronavirus fears: but it is far from the only F&B show to postpone its event. We take a look at the status of some other major shows around the world with event dates over the next three months.

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Can coronavirus be transmitted via imported food?

By Flora Southey

Novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) has claimed 425 lives in China to date, prompting concerns that food imported to Europe from Hubei Province and affected regions could be infected.

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