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History of the Food Standards Agency & Food Safety in the UK

In recent years we’ve seen those with allergen issues have an increased voice in Britain, helping to reshape current food safety laws. Food businesses have far greater allergen awareness than ever before. Food Safety requirements have seen some of the biggest shake-ups in recent years in part due to the tragic death of Natasha Ednan-Laperouse, …

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Everything You Need to Know About Natasha’s Law

In October 2021, new legislation known as ‘Natasha’s Law’ came into effect that changes how businesses must communicate potential food allergens in their products.  As a food business, It is essential to be aware of the new legal requirements for food labelling to avoid risking the health of your customers and suffering from severe legal …

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Gluten Allergy | One of the 14 Major Food Allergens

Whether it’s due to allergies, intolerances, dieting or autoimmune conditions like Coeliac Disease, many people across the UK are looking to remove Gluten from their diet – the BBC estimate 8.5 million people are choosing gluten-free alternatives when shopping. There are many different conditions that can factor into a person’s physical reaction, and this article …

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Developing a HACCP Plan For Your Business

What Does HACCP Help a Business Do? Food safety can be a complicated process, with many different factors such as allergen advice, labelling requirements, and bacterial growth. Getting a single aspect wrong can have devastating consequences for businesses, such as negative PR/brand impact, costly withdrawals and recalls, and severe injury to the consumer, which would …

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The Rise of Dark Kitchens

The last decade has seen some significant changes in how takeaways are delivered with the rise of services like Deliveroo, JustEat, and Uber Eats, and the COVID-19 pandemic lockdowns saw this aspect of the food industry gain exponential growth. Figures from Deloitte from August 2021 state that nearly a quarter of people are spending more …

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Eggs, one of the 14 Major Food Allergens

A Brief History of Combating the 14 Major Allergens

Allergies are the cause of some of the most common chronic health conditions globally. Even if you don’t have any now, you could develop food allergies, allergic reactions or intolerances later in life. It’s believed that more than a quarter of people in the UK will have allergies at some point in their lives, from …

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