Food safety

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Chef sentenced after one killed and 31 left ill by undercooked shepherd’s pie
John Croucher admits contravening food regulations after incident in which woman died in Northamptonshire

Steven Morris and agency

02, Dec, 2021 @10:22 AM

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Lobbying for ‘naked’ bacon: how the Owen Paterson scandal began
Route to resignation was marked out more than two years ago following a Guardian investigation

Felicity Lawrence, David Pegg and Rob Evans

05, Nov, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Britons cut meat-eating by 17%, but must double that to hit target
People have been advised to reduce consumption by 30% for health and environmental reasons

Linda Geddes

08, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Cocktail of pesticides in almost all oranges and grapes, UK study finds
Traces of 122 different pesticides in 12 most polluted fruit and veg products, many with links to cancer

Helena Horton

29, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Pork scratchings firm recalls products linked to 176 salmonella cases
Warning to avoid some products from Tayto Group’s Mr Porky, Jay’s and the Real Pork Crackling Company brands

Caroline Davies

25, Aug, 2021 @5:07 PM

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Why salmonella is a food poisoning killer that won’t go away in the US
About 1.35m Americans a year fall ill from the bacteria. Why are there still so many infections?

Teresa Carr

10, Aug, 2021 @11:15 AM

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Joseph Compton obituary
Other lives: Environmental health officer who tackled the problems of slum housing in 1950s Manchester

Barbara Compton

01, Aug, 2021 @4:43 PM

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Dietary supplements causing severe liver injuries in Australians, with some requiring transplants, study shows
Researchers say cases linked to products claiming to promote muscle growth or weight loss are rising and more rigorous oversight is needed

Melissa Davey

25, Jul, 2021 @5:30 PM

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World’s soils ‘under great pressure’, says UN pollution report
Soils provide 95% of all food but are damaged by industrial, farming, mining and urban pollution

Damian Carrington Environment editor

04, Jun, 2021 @10:30 AM

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Herbal and diet supplements ‘have no effect on weight loss’
Popular aids sold by £29bn industry don’t cut obesity, says study

Robin McKie

09, May, 2021 @6:15 AM

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E171: EU watchdog says food colouring widely used in UK is unsafe
European Commission to propose ban after finding that carcinogenic effects cannot be ruled out

Daniel Boffey in Brussels

06, May, 2021 @5:08 PM

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Tesco fined £7.56m for selling out of date food in Birmingham stores
Grocer admits 22 breaches of regulations and must pay prosecution costs and victim surcharge

Staff and agency

19, Apr, 2021 @6:13 PM

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