Rising food prices, regulatory uncertainties and challenges from international trade deals post-Brexit will conspire to create a “perfect storm” that threatens to rain on the UK food industry’s parade.
The UK Food Standards Agency has made recommendations to the
European Commission pushing for new measures to prevent very high
levels of unnecessary water being added to chicken and an end to
'ripping the consumer off'.
In preparation for discussions due to begin shortly in Brussels,
the UK Food Standards Agency is calling for commment on the
proposed legislation on European food and feed controls for human
Recruitment is over for the executive director of the new European
Food Safety Authority (EFSA) with the announcement yesterday that
Geoffrey Podger has had the all clear from the European
Parliament's Environment Committee -...
The UK Food Standards Agency announced this week that it is
currently consulting on two proposals to amend the European
Directives on infant foods and baby foods proposed by the European
Commission earlier this year.
A series of research projects from the UK Food Standards Agency
have concluded that "it is extremely unlikely that genes from
genetically modified (GM) food can end up in bacteria in the gut of
people who eat them," the...
Consumer groups in the UK have long criticised food manufacturers
for their aggressive marketing techniques towards children, which,
the groups claim, encourage our infants to consume a less than
healthy diet. A move this week by...
The UK Food Standards Agency is to draw together a representative
group of consumer and food-industry stakeholders with a specific
interest in BSE. The group will be asked to draft a report on BSE
and sheep for the FSA's Board...