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Spotlight on food safety

ISO pushes ahead with global food safety standards

Food safety has never been higher up the agenda of public and official concern, not only because of the danger and misery incidences such as contaminations can cause, but also because of their ability to...

Food safety is an important part of a balanced diet – COMMENT

Food safety is an important part of a balanced diet – COMMENT

Many parents believe that kids would rather eat marbles than spinach. Indeed, some may wonder which makes the riskier meal. Considering the recent cases of E. coli and botulism, parents are suspicious about the safety of the food supply. Today’s food distribution system places the burden of safety on the shoulders of individual consumers, but Sylvain Charlebois argues that they need more support from the food industry.

UK: FSA boosts funding for food safety training

UK: FSA boosts funding for food safety training

UK regulator The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has announced an additional GBP1m (US$1.84m) of grants to local authorities to boost existing funding for the training of small retailers and caterers in food safety.

Politics and science fight on a food safety battleground

Politics and science fight on a food safety battleground

Recent weeks have seen further arguments between the US and Canada over beef, and between the US and Japan over beef. Disputes in which one side insists it’s operating on food health grounds while the other cries foul are a fact of food industry life. How cynical should we really be about trade disputes? Chris Lyddon reports.