News

Thursday, 18 January, 2018 - 10:31
In light of recent bird flu findings in wild birds, Chief Veterinary Officer has confirmed today that a bird flu prevention zone has been declared across the whole of England. Following this...
Thursday, 18 January, 2018 - 09:26
Professor Julian Cooper, Chair of IFST’s Scientific Committee, will be speaking at SOFHT Breakfast Club event taking place on 28 February 2018. Professor Cooper will provide an overview, description...
Wednesday, 17 January, 2018 - 15:50
On 16 January 2018, John Bassett, IFST’s Policy and Scientific Development Director gave evidence to the House of Lords Science and Technology Select Committee inquiry into Life Sciences and...
Wednesday, 17 January, 2018 - 10:59
The 2018 BBC Food & Drink Awards are open for entries. This year the BBC Food and Farming Awards are welcoming entries in seven categories, one of which is the BBC Future Food Award celebrating...
Tuesday, 16 January, 2018 - 13:24
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has published an administrative guidance that sets out the principles that EFSA follows when processing applications for regulated products. This is part of...
Monday, 15 January, 2018 - 09:59
The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has publicly launched a Sustainability Resource Hub, an online platform providing information on various sustainability tools that was previously only available to...
Monday, 15 January, 2018 - 09:19
The Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has confirmed that bird flu has been detected in 17 wild birds. This is the first confirmed case of the virus in the UK this winter and tests...
Monday, 15 January, 2018 - 11:20
Encouraged by the success of the Yasai Sushi team from the University of Reading – who scooped the silver prize at the Ecotrophelia grand final in November 2017 – we are expecting even more interest...
Friday, 12 January, 2018 - 13:09
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) is inviting comments on proposed amendments to the Food Law Code of Practice (Wales) (the code). The Food Law Code of Practice (Wales) provides direction and...
Friday, 12 January, 2018 - 11:18
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has launched a public consultation on its draft guidance for the risk assessment of nanoscience and nanotechnology applications in the food and feed chain....