A massive 92% of chicken and pork sandwiches do not indicate the meat's origin. © iStock / dbvirago

Most French food firms fail to state meat origin

By Niamh Michail

Over half (54%) of processed meat products in France fail to use origin labelling - a 'pitiful result' suggesting the government's call for voluntary action has not been heeded, says French consumer watchdog.

CASH warned that a single meal made with stock or gravy could contain as much as 10 g of salt

Most stocks and gravies miss salt targets


Stock cubes and gravies contain ‘high and unnecessary’ amounts of hidden salt, according to an analysis from Consensus Action on Salt and Health (CASH).

E.coli testing by FSIS could improve finds OIG audit

OIG finds gaps in FSIS beef E.coli testing

By Joseph James Whitworth

The Food Safety Inspection Service (FSIS) need to re-evaluate its E.coli testing relating to the downstream processing of boxed beef products, according to the results of an audit from the Office of Inspector General (OIG).


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