The health watchdog has pointed a finger of blame at politicians for failing to reduce population salt intakes since 2014, the year the food industry was voluntarily encouraged to follow the Government’s previously successful salt reduction programme.
While the Campaign has hailed the Food Standards Agency’s (FSA) strategy for 2022-27, an open letter has called for tougher regulations to recognise the craft sector and level the playing field for small business owners.
The UK’s Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has ratified a new law following the well-publicized death of a teenager from anaphylactic shock from an undeclared ingredient on a Pret a Manger baguette.
The UK’s Food Standards Agency (FSA) has called on food manufacturers to come forward if they wish their company or brands to be included in a list of those that are free from the so-called ‘Southampton six’ colours.
The UK’s Food Standards Agency is introducing a programme of industry secondments for its staff, so it can have better understanding of how compliance might work when it is developing or negotiating regulations.
Researchers at the UK Institute of Food Research have warned that
fortifying flour with folic acid may lead to a range of health
problems, a finding that calls into question the Food
Standard Agency's approval of the move earlier...
In a move to further the cause of those who want to legally make
smokies - blowtorched 'skin on' sheep - the UK regulator has
commissioned research into medicines used to control external
parasites and flies on the animal.
People on low incomes consume just as much unhealthy food and drink
as the general population, and so bad diets are the result of
personal choice, according to a study published by the UK
Which? consumer watchdog is calling for standardised food labelling
legislation to iron out consumer confusion, as many retailers and
manufacturers reject the recommended FSA traffic light system in
favour over their own labelling...
Food industry pressure over nutrition labelling has begun to pay
off as the UK Food Standards Agency launches a consultation for the
final stage in its simple signposting project using guideline daily
amounts as one of two central...
The British arm of Nestlé has become the latest food producer to
revamp its nutrition labels, yet the country's food industry is on
rocky ground by entrenching its support for guideline daily amounts
against the government's...
Part of a global effort to clarify consumer exposure to harmful
chemical identified in starch-rich fried foods two years ago,
findings from a new survey by the UK food watchdog reveal
acrylamide 'consumption' levels at least...
Traffic light labelling would be a primitive, unworkable and
pointless way of highlighting unhealthy foods according to the UK
food industry, speaking in reaction to the newly published
government policy paper on public health. Chris...