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.

E.coli outbreaks in UK and USA

Sainsbury’s hit by E.coli outbreak

By Joseph James Whitworth

Sainsbury’s Supermarkets has recalled pre-packed bagged salad products containing watercress due to a possible link to an outbreak of E.coli O157 that has sickened 15 people.

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


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