The Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland (REHIS) has urged Scots to improve food hygiene standards to tackle what it calls the 'annual food poisoning epidemic'.
A new approach to risk and crisis management for food and drink companies has been unveiled at the UK's Campden and Chorleywood Food Research Association (CCFRA).
The trend towards adding omega-3 to dairy and other staple food products may be causing vegetarians to inadvertently eat fish products, a predicament that could be avoided through open, honest...
South Korea said yesterday that it will delay resumption of US beef imports, after finding problems at US meat processing facilities, reported Yonhap news.
Processors in Norway are using up stocks of domestic and imported meat supplies after food safety inspectors began a strike on Tuesday over wages, leading government to step in to...
Exter Aroma has launched a clean label bouillon flavour (HVP) based on sunflower that offers food makers an allergen free, non-GM, 100 per cent vegan flavouring option.
The Food and Drug Administration has confirmed that it stands behind its consumer advisory on mercury levels in fish.
The re-opening of a radioactive waste dump in France's Champagne region, recently shut for safety reasons, threatens to contaminate the area's famous vineyards, says campaigns group Greenpeace.
Levels of the cancer-causing PAH compounds in infant formula milk on sale in Britain are below the limits set by the European Union and pose no health risk, says the...
Consumers are increasingly looking for quality seals and trust marks on food products, which provide a fast and easy indication of the item's benefits, according to research conducted by ConAgra...
The UK's Royal Society has called for companies developing products containing nanoparticles to disclose how they are tested for safety.
A testing kit that uses antibodies from llama blood could help consumers and companies identify the presence of caffeine in beverages.
Dutch dairy group Campina has upgraded its new quality assurance system for animal feed used by member farmers, re-iterating that current checks in the sector were not good enough.
It is time to admit that society is fighting a part-time battle against the bulge, willingly lambasting soft drinks, burgers and chocolate, while shuffling silently away from a fairly dismal...
The EU's food safety agency today said aspartame is safe for consumption, contradicting a scientific study by the Ramazzini Foundation that claimed the artificial sweetener caused cancer.
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A Finnish professor of pharmacology has questioned the findings behind a study that suggests that lowering the salt content of food could be bad for people's health.
More lawsuits have been filed against soft drinks firms alleging their drinks were contaminated with the cancer-causing chemical benzene above America's legal limit for drinking water.
Food companies face a growing chance of litigation from employees over concerns about the industry's use of diacetyl and butter flavorings, which have been linked to lung disease in workers.
The UK regulator responsible for testing for bird flu defended its methods today after scientific experts raised the possibility that they may be flawed.
Just in time for the start of the barbeque season, scientists have published a report indicating that charred meat may lead to prostate cancer.
By next month food companies will be required to have more explicit instructions that uncooked, breaded or boneless poultry products need to be cooked.
Testing soft drinks to reflect the effects of storage and transport conditions will be crucial to realistically monitor benzene formation in different drinks, a former industry scientist told BeverageDaily.com.
Highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza has infected poultry at a farm in Germany, while the UK has announced the discovery of the disease in a wild swan.
An industry-funded study claims to show that humans handle high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) no differently than table sugar, an assertion that contradicts assumptions that HFCS in beverages fails to...