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Monday, 27 March, 2017 - 09:39
In a follow up report into childhood obesity the Health Committee has recommended that the Government needs to take a more robust action to tackle the impact of deep discounting and price promotions...
Friday, 24 March, 2017 - 11:38
EFSA invites interested individuals, Member State authorities, the scientific community and all other stakeholders to provide their input and feedback on EFSA’s draft Policy on Independence. In its...
Friday, 24 March, 2017 - 08:40
The Scottish Food Crime Unit, which is part of Food Standards Scotland (FSS), is today launching  a series of roadshows to raise awareness of the different types of food  fraud, the potential...
Friday, 24 March, 2017 - 08:38
African swine fever is spreading slowly in the Baltic countries and Poland, according to the latest epidemiological data analysed by these Member States and EFSA. The disease is spreading at about 2...
Thursday, 23 March, 2017 - 12:15
Following the request from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden, EFSA will provide scientific advice on the daily intake of added sugar in food by early 2020. The Authority aims to establish...
Thursday, 23 March, 2017 - 09:12
The April 2017 issue of the International Journal of Food Science and Technology (IJFST) has been published online and is freely available to IFST members. Research from this issue includes: How...
Thursday, 23 March, 2017 - 09:10
On 21 March 2017, EFSA published a new scientific opinion on genetically modified soybean for food and feed uses. In accordance with Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 on genetically modified food and feed...
Wednesday, 22 March, 2017 - 08:38
David Gregory is the new President of the Institute of Food Science & Technology (IFST). David was invested during IFST’s Annual General Meeting on 14 March 2017. Of his appointment, David said...
Tuesday, 21 March, 2017 - 11:47
Defra is seeking views on the proposal to ban the landing of egg-bearing (also known as ‘berried’) lobsters and crawfish in England. This ban would help protect these important shellfish stocks and...
Tuesday, 21 March, 2017 - 09:38
Love Food Love Science is an IFST website that will be re-launched in April 2017 to give secondary school teachers access to IFST mentors as well as a wealth of food science information and resources...