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Column: UK Brexit realism will cheer food industry

The UK's position papers on its future customs arrangements with the EU and, more specifically, on the border with Ireland have seen London...

UK election raises food hopes of better Brexit

The result of the UK's General Election has stunned much of the country and many observers worldwide. The poll produced a hung parliament, w...

Column: All eyes on N Ireland after UK election

Cor Blimey! exclaimed one Labour-leaning UK tabloid this morning (9 June) as the country awoke to another election result that confounded po...

Opinion: Brexit tension to be expected

Over the Bank Holiday weekend in the UK, the country's headlines were dominated about last week's meeting between Theresa May and European C...

Latest Interviews

"We haven't had a customer ask for antibiotic-free" - The just-food interview with Sanderson Farms CFO Mike Cockrell, part one 22 Feb 2017

Dean Best

Meat processed without the use of antibiotics has become one of the fastest-growing areas of the sector in the US. Fears over antibiotic resistance in humans, as well as the expanding underlying demand for food perceived to be cleaner or simpler, has driven a number of the country's processors to reappraise how they use antibiotics. One company that is so far refusing to go down the antibiotic-free path is poultry processor Sanderson Farms. Dean Best spoke to Sanderson Farms' CFO, Mike Cockrell, to find out more.


Luis Cantarell on Nestle's drive into food for health - the just-food interview part 2 29 Jun 2016

Liz Newmark

Specialist health and nutritional foods are set to become more important in the food market, according to Nestle executive vice president and head of the Europe, Middle East and North Africa zone, Luis Cantarell. In particular, Cantarell says developing food to meet the nutritional requirements of the ageing population is a key priority for the world's largest food group. 

Latest News

Brussels - Food firms liable for fipronil contamination after start of August 15 Sep 17

Liz Newmark

EU companies that put foods containing egg or chicken contaminated with the insecticide fipronil on the market after 1 August 2017 will be considered liable as they should have known about the risk, the European Commission has said.


Nestle opens food safety unit in India two years after Maggi affair 13 Sep 17

Dean Best

Nestle has opened a "food safety institute" at its R&D site in India, two years after the quality and safety of the Maggi noodles it was selling in the country was called into question.


Quorn bullish new US mold label info will not impact sales 12 Sep 17

Andy Coyne

UK meat substitute firm Quorn Foods has suggested a new statement on its product labels in the US, which tell customers the products contain mold and could cause an allergic reaction, is unlikely to affect sales.


Fipronil - EU says worst is over but food safety to be tightened up 6 Sep 17

Andy Coyne

A meeting of European Union agriculture ministers in Estonia yesterday (5 September) to discuss the fipronil contaminated eggs crisis suggested the outbreak has now been mostly contained.


Contaminated eggs discovered in 40 countries as EU ministers prepare to meet 5 Sep 17

Andy Coyne

European agriculture ministers are due to meet today (5 September) to discuss the fipronil affair as it emerged eggs contaminated with the insecticide have now been discovered in 40 countries.


Amitraz tests conducted in Netherlands as cattle movements blocked 31 Aug 17

Diana Yordanova

The Netherlands' food safety authority has blocked the movement of cows from an undisclosed Dutch veal and broiler poultry farm so it can conduct tests for the presence of Amitraz, an unauthorised insecticide deemed a health risk to humans.

Latest blogs

Do you get just-food's newsletters? You need to do something 17 Aug 17

Dean Best

If you receive just-food's newsletters, we have a message.


Cyber attack - another wake-up call for business 28 Jun 17

Dean Best

A month after an international cyber attack hit entities including the UK's National Health Service and Spanish telecoms giant Telefonica, another has caused havoc around the world, affecting businesses including shipping group Maersk and, in our industry, Mondelez International.

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