Author Archives: selectfood

News

ADDITIONAL REGS SEMINAR IN HEREFORDSHIRE

We are returning to Herefordshire on the 9th December – only 4 days before the regulations come into force so make sure you are regulation aware.

Posted in news | Comments Off on ADDITIONAL REGS SEMINAR IN HEREFORDSHIRE

NEW REGULATION SEMINARS

Selectfood is holding a series of seminars on the new food labelling regulations specifically designed for small manufactures, delis, farm shops and catering. The next will be held in Kent on June the 3rd NEW MANDATORY FOOD REGULATION SEMINAR TUESDAY 3RD JUNE 2014 MACKNADE … Continue reading

Posted in news | Comments Off on NEW REGULATION SEMINARS

where does it come from?

In a recent LEAF study less than half the 16 -23 year olds questioned did not know where butter came from, despite being presented with a range of picture options which included a dairy cow. A third of 16-23 year olds didn’t … Continue reading

Posted in news | Comments Off on where does it come from?

New Labelling regulations coming soon

New food labelling  and nutritional claims regulations for both food manufacturers and the catering industry come into force in 2014 The new regulation considerably changes existing legislation on food labelling, standarising nutrition information on processed foods and will include new … Continue reading

Posted in news | Comments Off on New Labelling regulations coming soon

chinese warning

A major scientific investigation by Greenpeace has revealed that traditional Chinese herbal products available in the UK are laced with a toxic cocktail of pesticide residues, many of them exceeding levels considered safe by the World Health Organisation

Posted in news | Comments Off on chinese warning

food or fiction

A new survey by the RSPCA reveal some people don’t even know which farm animals fly and which ones walk. The study showed people a list of food delicacies and asked to indicate which they had tried – including two spoof … Continue reading

Posted in news | Comments Off on food or fiction

Horse meat – full report due

The FSA has confirmed that after extensive meetings it will publish its findings on January 18th http://www.food.gov.uk/news-updates/news/2013/jan/horse-update#.UP_hESftR_c

Posted in news | Comments Off on Horse meat – full report due

Does wholegrain labelling always mean healthy?

An American study says that food with a whole grain label may not always be healthy. This is because the food may also be high in sugar and calories. In this country with DOH 5 a day labelling food cannot … Continue reading

Posted in news | Comments Off on Does wholegrain labelling always mean healthy?

Sugar reduction in soft drinks but is it enough?

Leading brands are reducing sugar content in their drinks but in many cases this is only by 5- 10%. http://www.dh.gov.uk/health/2013/01/soft-drinks  

Posted in news | Comments Off on Sugar reduction in soft drinks but is it enough?

Enforcement for all in 2014

New food labelling  and nutritional claims regulations for both food manufacturers and the catering industry come into force in 2014 The new regulation considerably changes existing legislation on food labelling, standarising nutrition information on processed foods and will include new … Continue reading

Posted in news | Comments Off on Enforcement for all in 2014