Food safety

Belgium aware of fipronil in June

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Belgian authorities were aware that eggs destined to enter the human food chain were contaminated with insecticide fipronil in June, a month before the news broke and a mass recall was initiated across a number of European markets.

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FSA’s ‘evolutionary thinking’ endorsed by IFST

Consumer behaviours potentially posing greater risk to health. Picture: ©iStock/eternalcreative

ANSES finds increased consumption of raw foods of animal origin

Horsemeat Picture: City of London Police

FSA and FSS welcome guilty verdict in meat fraud trial

Avio 500 Inductively Coupled Plasma Optical Emission Spectrometer (ICP-OES)

Avio 500 can look at high and low concentration analytes during same analysis - PerkinElmer

UK gov targets false holiday sickness claims. Picture: ©iStock

Fake food poisoning claims subject to UK clampdown

The kit detects streptomycin and dihydrostreptomycin in honey, milk and animal tissue samples. ©iStock/Anetlanda

Tecna targets antibiotic residues in food

Will horsegate happen again? Picture: iStock Richard Pinder.

'The UK is still at risk of another ‘Horsegate’ scandal'

Titanium dioxide should be avoided if you have colitis, say researchers

Titanium dioxide should be avoided if you have colitis, say researchers

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Mandatory acrylamide action could be in place by spring 2018

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