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Food Safety News updates from around the world.

Food Safety from around the world

Acrylamide legislation to take effect in EU from April

Fri, 01 Dec 2017

Under new legislation to be introduced in the European Union early next year food companies will be required to put in place measures to manage the formation of the chemical compound acrylamide.

New labelling guidance issued to tackle UK food waste

Wed, 29 Nov 2017

The UK government, the country's Food Standards Agency and anti-waste charity WRAP have joined forces to issue new food labelling guidelines.

Nestle India fined over ash in Maggi noodles

Wed, 29 Nov 2017

The Indian unit of Swiss food giant Nestle has been fined INR4.5m (US$69,946) by a court in Shahjahanpur over ash content in its Maggi noodles that was higher than the permissible limit.

Russia enforces temporary block on Brazil meat after finding banned feed additive

Wed, 22 Nov 2017

Russia has temporarily blocked beef and pork imports from Brazil after finding the banned feed additive ractopamine in cattle breeding products this year.

EU reaches agreement on new rules for organic food production

Tue, 21 Nov 2017

An agreement on new rules for organic farming has been endorsed by European Council representatives.

MPs question UK food inspection processes following 2 Sisters hygiene failings

Fri, 17 Nov 2017

UK Members of Parliament have questioned the processes of the nation's food standards agencies following an enquiry into hygiene and safety at a 2 Sisters Food Group poultry processing plant in the West Midlands.

 
 

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Latest Food safety news from around the world -from just-food.com

Acrylamide legislation to take effect in EU from April

Fri, Dec 01, 2017

Under new legislation to be introduced in the European Union early next year food companies will be required to put in place measures to manage the formation of the chemical compound acrylamide.

New labelling guidance issued to tackle UK food waste

Wed, Nov 29, 2017

The UK government, the country's Food Standards Agency and anti-waste charity WRAP have joined forces to issue new food labelling guidelines.

Nestle India fined over ash in Maggi noodles

Wed, Nov 29, 2017

The Indian unit of Swiss food giant Nestle has been fined INR4.5m (US$69,946) by a court in Shahjahanpur over ash content in its Maggi noodles that was higher than the permissible limit.