Food safety

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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Tesco fined £7.56m for selling out of date food in Birmingham stores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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Poisonous mushrooms in full bloom across Victoria after heavy rains spur growth
Health authorities are warning people not to gather wild mushrooms around Melbourne or in rural Victoria

Matilda Boseley

31, Mar, 2021 @2:01 AM

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Is your fish a fake? How to spot seafood fraud and what to do if you're suspicious
Fraudulent labelling of seafood is widespread around the world, but there are some things you can look for to protect against it

Amy Fleming

15, Mar, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Post-Brexit deals must not compromise UK food standards, says trade body
Agriculture commission urges UK government to maintain pledge on animal welfare and ethical trade

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

02, Mar, 2021 @9:30 AM

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Deadly salmonella outbreak in UK linked to chicken products
480 cases have been recorded, including at least one death, since January last year

Matthew Weaver

22, Feb, 2021 @1:58 PM

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