Food Standards Agency

Women are more likely than men to have concerns over food safety and food issues in general, says the report.

Sugar tops UK food concerns

By Niamh Michail

The amount of sugar in food is the top food concern for UK consumers, according to a Food Standards Agency survey.

Brazilian citrus juice producers hope the current US carbendizem crisis won't leave them high and dry (Picture copyright:

US juice trade association fights Brazilian fungicide fallout

By Ben Bouckley

The US Juice Products Association (JPA) has moved to allay consumer concerns that orange juice produced in the country is unsafe, after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said it was blocking some Brazilian imports found to contain the substance.

Change the diet of the cow to give people a healthier dairy diet

Special Edition: Lower fat foods

The farmyard holds the key to better reduced fat dairy products

By Guy Montague-Jones

Dairy products have become a target for food policy makers eager to put their populations on a low-fat diet but there is some debate about how best to achieve this and whether it is really desirable.

Food alerts to rise?

Food alerts to rise?

Tightening up traceability rules to slice away risk to the food
chain, with the entry of 2005 food industry firms are now required
to notify local authorities, suggesting food alerts may rise this

Oats in the safety zone

Oats in the safety zone

Consumers in the UK can eat their porridge safe in the knowledge
that their oat products are free from harmful toxins - mycotoxins -
after an extensive survey in the UK found very low traces, if none
at all, of the contaminant in...

Parnuts progress

Parnuts progress

Calcium sulphate as a source of calcium, and the amino acid salts,
N-acetyl-L-cysteine and N-acetyl-L-methionine, may be included in
draft regulations amending the PARNUTS directive, which will allow
them to continue to be marketed...


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