Scientists researching the presence of a mycotoxin considered a 'potent renal carcinogen' in US cereals have found levels above EU maximum limits in 8% of oat based cereals tested, and...
The latest in a series of class action lawsuits filed over the use of synthetic leavening agent sodium acid pyrophosphate (SAPP) in foods marketed as ‘all-natural’ has been given the...
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has unveiled its nutrient profiling tool to restrict the marketing of unhealthy foods and drinks to children.
General Mills has been sued by a number of former employees over alleged age discrimination, but the cereal giant says the claims have no merit.
A recall in the UK due to paprika containing undeclared almond has widened an investigation into substitution with nut proteins as several EU nations have also warned consumers.
The European Snack Association (ESA) remains concerned over possible mandates on EU meat origin labeling after European parliament today voted in favor of the motion.
The European Commission has launched an inquiry to determine whether Denmark’s short-lived ‘fat tax’ constituted illegal state aid for manufacturers who did not have the tax levied on their products....
Mars and IBM Research have created a consortium which will use advances in genomics to boost food safety.
Food safety guidelines for insects destined for human consumption have been created for the first time in response to their likelihood of becoming widely consumed in Europe.
The European Snack Association (ESA) has criticized a European committee decision in favor of mandatory meat origin labeling, saying it's meaningless for low-level flavor use.
Crisp manufacturer Tyrrells has been ordered to pay £13,000 for safety failings after an employee lost part of a finger in an accident involving an industrial fryer.
Hazelnut Growers of Oregon is starting up its Napasol pasteurization line this week to eliminate potential foodborne pathogens.
Police have launched an investigation into a Californian bakery that was shut down after bread containing drugs sickened more than 30 consumers.
European prebiotic giant Beneo is celebrating today after the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) backed inulin to better bowel function.
Tesco UK has rolled-out its sweet-free checkout policy across convenience stores leaving space for snack makers to gobble up share, but some listing rules have been touted ‘deplorable’ by industry.
An outbreak of Hepatitis A (HA) in Germany was caused by a bakery worker who contaminated products while packing and selling them, according to a report.
A Premier Foods engineer has received a significant amount in compensation after he was left with life-changing injuries following a devastating accident at its Moreton cake factory.
Halo Foods has breached advertising codes with ‘goodness’ claims on the honey content of Honey Monster cereal, the UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has ruled.
The EU Food Information to Consumers (FIC) regulation has been the biggest challenge for snack makers during 2014 and difficulties aren’t over yet, says the European Snacks Association (ESA).
Nairns Oatcakes has installed a second combined checkweigher and metal detector from Loma Systems.
Changes to European labelling laws meaning the specific source of vegetable oil must be declared on pack could drive more food manufacturers to certified sustainable palm oil, according to one...
Warburtons has been prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) for safety failings after a worker seriously injured his hand in a conveyor.
A bakery firm has been ordered to pay nearly £17,000 after an employee suffered serious cuts to his fingers in a workplace accident.
General Mills has agreed that it will not use the term ‘100% natural’ to describe Nature Valley bars that contain certain ‘artificially produced’ ingredients in order to settle a long-running...
A leading nutritionist has slammed the Advertising Standards Authority’s (ASA’s) decision not to ban a toothpaste ad for suggesting white bread contained sugar and could harm teeth.