EU rules on labelling of frozen fish trigger debate
The British Frozen Food Federation has warned that consumers could be put off eating fish if new EU rules on the labelling dates of frozen fish are not clarified.
The Food Information for Consumers Regulation, which will come into practice… Continue reading
Your food safety starts and ends with temperature monitoring
Food temperature needs monitoring from the beginning to end of the production process, whether you are in charge of that entire process or just act as a link in the chain. Food temperature is the single most important factor in… Continue reading
Safe food storage: what you need to know
The storage of food can make or break your business, as even one outbreak of food poisoning can prevent people coming to your establishment, and in the worst case could get your business closed down. These tips will ensure that… Continue reading
Is frozen yoghurt Britain’s new ‘treat food’ of choice?
Research by The Grocer as part of their ‘Ice Cream Report 2014’ has shown that frozen yoghurt sales have risen by a third in the last year, with a 30% increase making it the strongest performing sector in the wider… Continue reading
FSA in surprise u-turn on campylobacter results
The Food Standards Agency has again u-turned on providing its quarterly campylobacter survey results, now stating that it will ‘name and shame’ retailers in its November 2014 report.
The report will announce which retailers and processors have sold chicken that… Continue reading
Food fraud publication delayed
The official report into the causes of the horsemeat scandal has been shelved until at least the autumn, prompting criticism that the government is neglecting the importance of food safety.
The report, announced by the Department for Environment, Food… Continue reading
High Street giant Marks & Spencer launches first range of frozen ready meals
Marks & Spencer has this month announced that it will launch its first ever range of frozen ready meals, on trial in 500 stores from the 30th September.
The range will feature 30 ready meals, serving between two and… Continue reading
Concerns raised over salmonella outbreak, with 156 people affected
Cases of salmonella enteritis have been found all over the UK, including 55 cases reported in Hampshire, 43 in the West Midlands and 33 in Cheshire. This is as well as a detected presence in Austria and France.
Dr Paul… Continue reading
Tackling the carbon footprint of the frozen food industry
A joint project between the British Frozen Food Federation (BFFF) and the Carbon Trust will see, for the first time, a real effort to tackle the carbon footprint of the frozen food industry.
The BFFF have highlighted the issue that… Continue reading
Food poisoning – report shows it is a bigger problem than anticipated
Recent figures show that the problem of food poisoning is far worse than official data may suggest with many people not seeking help from their GP and only the most serious cases being reported.
The study has found that there… Continue reading