Food safety: Latest news and analysis articles
Nestle's sales for the first nine months of 2014 have missed analyst expectations and the investment community pointed to China as a key fac...
State-backed Chinese food giant Bright Food Co. continued to make progress with its "go global, bring in" ambition when it acquired a majori...
Amid the headlines about the UK's plan to set up a food crime unit, Professor Chris Elliott's full report into the UK supply chain has reign...
In a tit-for-tat move, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a year-long ban on on food imports from countries participating in the imp...
The Middle East is often seen as a bit of a golden nugget for exporters, with 98% of its consumables coming from elsewhere in the world. But Sean Ramsden, CEO of UK wholesale exporter Ramsden International, says it's not always the easiest market in which to operate, with strict compliance legislation and a focus on driving down prices. Hannah Abdulla caught up with Ramsden on the sidelines of Gulfood where they exchanged notes on the challenges and advantages of being an exporter to the Middle East.
As the Chinese government moves to step up regulation of the country's food industry, China's domestic brands are developing a for-profit food safety model that aims to restore battered consumer confidence in the quality and reliability of the country's foodstuffs, according to Rick Gilmore, chairman of the Global Food Safety Forum (GFSF). David Green caught up with Gilmore in Beijing to find out more.
Taiwan has reportedly revealed 11 markets have put restrictions on food exports from the country due to the tainted oil scandals hitting the local food industry.
The UK's Food Standards Agency is to investigate claims from consumer group Which? that goat cheese in UK supermarkets has been fraudulently labelled.
A busy week in the food industry calendar, with the SIAL exhibition in Paris, ended with a shock announcement: Chiquita Brands International's shareholders rejected the company's plan to merge with Ireland's Fyffes. Elsewhere, we heard third-quarter updates from Unilever, Premier Foods and Mead Johnson.
The US Food and Drug Administration has settled a lawsuit over its food additive approval process, with final rules set to be introduced in 2016.
South African food group Tiger Brands, which has recalled products over concerns they could contain carcinogenic ingredients, has issued an apology to consumers who have eaten the affected lines.
Taiwanese noodle maker Ting Hsin is reportedly set to exit operations in the oil and fats industry.
As the importance of health has grow in consumers' minds, frozen food has been left out in the cold. But two major manufacturers in the US are looking to heat up the sector by claiming frozen food means healthy.
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