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SGS_Safeguards_WHO Trans FatsWHO Europe says ban trans fats

Posted on 29 October 2014

The WHO Europe European Food and Nutrition Action Plan 2015-2020 recommends that the European Union member states “develop and implement national policies to ban or virtually eliminate trans fat from the food supply”.

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BRC announces new Global Standard

Posted on 31 October 2014

BRC Global Standards has announced a publication date of January 2015 for the seventh issue of its internationally recognised Global Standard Food Safety.

IFST accepting applications for safety register

Posted on 31 October 2014

The Institute of Food Science and Technology (IFST) is now accepting applications for the Manager and Principal levels of its new Register of Food Safety Professionals.

fruit 2NFU dismayed at aid scheme decision

Posted on 29 October 2014

The NFU is bitterly disappointed after learning that ministers have decided not to take advantage of an EU aid package for fruit and vegetable producers impacted by the Russian trade ban.

Food law enforcement info published

Posted on 29 October 2014

The Food Standards Agency has published official statistics on food law enforcement by local authorities across the UK for the year 2013/14.

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The October 2014 issue of Food and Drink Technology is available to read online for logged-in subscribers.

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