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How might no-deal Brexit affect UK, EU food?

The prospect of the UK and the EU not reaching a deal on the country's departure from the bloc has risen in recent weeks amid close votes at...

Plastic pledges: positive or time to panic?

The way plastic is used to package food and drinks has shot up the consumer agenda in recent months and, in response, there has been a flurr...

Focus: Troubling times for UK meat sector

The recent spate of food safety infractions in UK meat and poultry production was followed by the publication late on Friday of further worr...

Kellogg '17 results and '18 outlook: top takeaways

Kellogg enjoyed improved profitability in 2017 but again saw pressure on its top line, with, notably, its US morning foods business continui...

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

Fears over resistance in humans, as well as demand for "cleaner" or "simpler" food, has driven meat firms to reappraise how they use antibiotics. One refusing to go down the antibiotic-free path is Sanderson Farms.


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

UK food standards system needs "comprehensive redesign" - FSA 11 Dec 18

Simon Harvey

The UK's system for monitoring food standards needs a "fundamental" face-lift to address its shortcomings - survey


Tiger Brands to re-open plant at centre of listeria outbreak 7 Dec 18

Andy Coyne

South African's authorities have given their verdict on a plant owned by food business Tiger Brands that was linked to a listeria outbreak.


US to introduce fresh produce labelling procedures in wake of E.coli outbreak 28 Nov 18

Andy Coyne

The US Food and Drug Administration has announced it is taking measures to help consumers better identify where their romaine lettuce comes from in the wake of an E.coli outbreak.


South Korea to use blockchain technology for beef traceability 23 Nov 18

Andy Coyne

South Korea has announced it is to make use of blockchain technology in its food industry in an attempt to improve consumer confidence.


UK-EU draft Brexit agreement proposes changes to Northern Ireland food regulation 15 Nov 18

Keith Nuthall

The draft withdrawal agreement drawn up by the UK and the EU to cover how the country departs the bloc could create separate national food regulators for Northern Ireland based in a remaining EU member state.


Tiger Brands helps on South Africa's "first" food-safety centre 8 Nov 18

Dean Best

Tiger Brands, the South Africa-based business implicated in a deadly listeria outbreak earlier this year, is helping set up the nation's first centre for food safety.

Latest blogs

Will Fox be on the run over post-Brexit food standards? 18 Oct 18

Andy Coyne

UK international trade secretary Dr. Liam Fox was talking tough this week, insisting there will be no lowering of the country's food standards when negotiating free trade agreements post-Brexit. But is that a promise he will be able to keep?


just-food closed on Monday 27 August 26 Aug 18

Dean Best

As I type, grey skies cover south-east London, with drizzle hitting the windows - but the forecast is set fairer for tomorrow when the country has its final public holiday before Christmas Day.



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