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Nitrite-free bacon to launch in UK

In a major development that has been hailed by a top UK food scientist, Naked Bacon will be the first of its kind to be made without cancer-causing chemicals.

A happy and healthy new year

Happy New Year readers, I trust you all enjoyed the festive season. With many new year’s resolutions being made to make healthier choices, Public Health England (PHE) is also using the start of 2018 to urge parents to help their children make healthier choices.

Salmonella cases rising in the EU

According to a report compiled by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), cases of Salmonella Enteritidis acquired in the EU have increased in humans by 3% since 2014.

EHL Ingredients foretells top foods for 2018

EHL Ingredients predicts that vegan and gluten-free food ingredients are set to dominate menus and supermarket shelves in 2018 as consumers diversify their eating habits to suit modern lifestyles, diets and fitness, and healthy eating trends.

2017/2018

We’re into the final push of 2017 here at Bell HQ, with the December 2017/January 2018 issue of Food & Drink Technology currently being finalised.

Opportunities and risk for UK food standards

Further to a new report from the Food Ethics Council highlighting that Brexit could pose a threat to UK food safety standards, the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) has echoed the warning but pointed to the opportunities to improve standards that Brexit offers.

Plain packaging threatens industry

Since the introduction of plain packaging for tobacco products in some countries, there have been numerous calls for its extension to the food and drink sector, with alcohol, confectionery, savoury snacks and sugary drinks among the categories highlighted as potential targets for plain packaging.