"80% of global sunflower oil exports originate from Ukraine or Russia and many manufacturers will need to switch to alternative vegetable oils and certain other ingredients (e.g. emulsifiers). This has implications for information included on product
Professor Robin May, the FSA’s Chief Scientific Adviser, explains why urgent progress is needed to support a unified eco-labelling system for food in the UK in order to support a fully sustainable food system.
Stricter labeling rules on certain food products in Scotland will apply beginning later this year.
The legislation requires businesses to include the product name and a full ingredients list, including allergen information, on foods classified as pre
Today, the European Commission is launching the Food Labelling Information System (FLIS), which will provide a user friendly IT solution, enabling its users to select a food and then automatically retrieve the mandatory EU labelling indications in 23
Updated technical guidance follows changes to food allergen labelling which come into effect from October 2021
The FSA has today published updated technical guidance for allergen labelling following changes for pre-packed for direct sale food. These
Over 9 million people in Britain believe that they may have eaten mislabelled or mis-sold food within the UK, according to a new survey.
The new data, taken from a poll of more than 1,000 members of the public, raises concerns regarding food safety i
The FSA today published a consultation on updates to its existing technical guidance to reflect changes to food allergen labelling legislation in England which comes into effect on 1 October 2021.
Failing to declare allergens on food labels is a breach of regulations and can put lives at risk. The law relating to allergen labels was changed recently to reduce the risks to consumers. But recent cases of flawed and misleading food labelling, som
Food mislabelling is a growing world-wide problem that is increasingly addressed
12 through the authentication of ingredients via techniques like mass spectrometry or DNA13 sequencing. However, traditional DNA sequencing methods are slow, expensive, a
Caroline Donovan (FSAI) will explain what you need to do to comply with the law on declaring the use of food allergens in non-prepacked food. In addition, Caroline will introduce you to Menucal which is our free online tool to help food businessses m
A fashionable low-calorie ice cream may contain traces of milk despite being called dairy free, prompting anger among allergy sufferers who describe its labelling as “misleading and confusing”.
When it comes to eating out, you don’t expect that it may end up killing you. That is the risk that people with food allergies face when buying food from fast-food outlets or restaurants. For Pret A Manger, the death of two of their customers from fo
UK law on labelling allergens on food could be tightened as early as next summer, the parents of a teenager who died after eating a Pret a Manger sandwich have said after a meeting with Michael Gove.
Sterling Crew, strategic adviser at Shield Safety Group, believes the two recent Pret allergen deaths expose a ‘worrying weakness’ in food labelling rules.
Sandwich chain Pret A Manger is to introduce allergen labelling on all of its products following the death of teenager Natasha Ednan-Laperouse.
A coroner overseeing the inquest into a teenager with multiple food allergies who died after eating a baguette bought from a Pret a Manger store has expressed concern about labelling regulations.
Australia’s new Country of Origin Labelling (CoOL) rules are now fully in force, with regulators set to embark on 10,000 spot checks to ensure adherence.
The consumer group is calling on the government to fix the "chaos" of food labelling standards when the UK leaves the EU. Which? says "traffic light" labelling - indicating that are foods high in salt, sugar or fat - should be mandatory.
Supermarket giant Tesco is to remove best-before date labels from selected fruit and vegetable lines, in a bid to reduce food waste.
East of England Co-op will become the first major retailer to sell food beyond its "best before" dates. The chain's 125 stores in East Anglia will sell dried foods and tinned products for just 10p in a bid to cut food waste.
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