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Friday, 22 September, 2017 - 08:25
Dr Wendy Russell of the Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health, University of Aberdeen, has won the “Food and Drink Scientist of the Year” at last night’s Food and Drink Federation (FDF) Awards....
Friday, 22 September, 2017 - 08:22
On 21 September, winners of the Science Council’s CPD Awards were invited to a ceremony in London to celebrate their achievements. The annual CPD Awards are designed to celebrate the continuing...
Thursday, 21 September, 2017 - 14:07
The Food Standards Agency is making changes to its campylobacter retail survey of fresh shop-bought UK-produced chickens. Following discussions with the industry on an FSA initiative, the top nine...
Thursday, 21 September, 2017 - 12:33
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has confirmed that it continues to trace the distribution of eggs from farms in the Netherlands and Belgium affected by Fipronil. The FSA works with the European...
Thursday, 21 September, 2017 - 09:48
At its formal Board meeting on 20 September 2017, the Food Standards Agency discussed the FSA’s preparations for the UK’s exit from the European Union, the FSA’s programme to drive improvements in...
Wednesday, 20 September, 2017 - 10:02
Following media reports about practises in slaughterhouses, the Food Standards Agency is clarifying the role of their teams in ensuring that meat is produced safely. Food Standards Agency has...
Wednesday, 20 September, 2017 - 09:49
The Food Standards Agency has announced three new appointments to the FSA Board. Laura Sandys will serve as Deputy Chair, and Mary Quickie and Stuart Reid will serve as Members for three year terms...
Wednesday, 20 September, 2017 - 10:52
The government has published their broad ambitions for science and innovation research post-Brexit, in its policy paper “Collaboration on science and innovation – a future partnership paper”, https...
Tuesday, 19 September, 2017 - 12:26
The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) has published four new guidance documents for charities and donating food businesses to ensure that the highest food safety standards are maintained to...
Monday, 18 September, 2017 - 10:15
The  October 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:...