Baby Food

UK competition regulator launches investigation into “inconsistent” grocery labelling

The UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has launched a review into grocery labelling systems following pressure from consumer groups.…

FDA to instigate changes in wake of criticism over infant-formula crisis

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is to overhaul the US regulator's structure and food-safety procedures in the wake of…

UK food and drink M&A down in 2022 – advisers

The number of M&A deals in the UK food and beverage industry declined by almost a fifth in 2022, according…

US infant formula maker ByHeart triples capacity with factory buy

US infant formula manufacturer ByHeart has acquired its third facility, tripling production capacity to supply the struggling US market. ByHeart…

UK competition watchdog to hunt for ‘greenwashing’ on food, drink labels

The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is to scrutinise ‘green’ claims on food and drink product labels to clamp…

FDA food-safety chief quits amid news of DOJ criminal probe into Abbott

Frank Yiannas, a senior official at US regulator the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), has resigned his post in a…

Why the CPG industry should invest more in diversity and inclusion

Although new initiatives have been launched and progress made in recent years, the CPG industry is still a laggard when…

US regulator unveils plan to limit lead in baby food

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is taking action to limit the amount of lead that can be contained…

Abbott Laboratories ‘facing DOJ probe into infant-formula crisis’

US baby-formula heavyweight Abbott Laboratories is reportedly facing a criminal investigation over an outbreak of salmonella at its Michigan plant…

Industry bodies hit back after Tesco chairman’s food price hike comments

Suggestions by the chairman of UK grocery giant Tesco that some food manufacturers might be using inflation as an excuse…