Worsbrough Mill has withdrawn various packs of flour, bran, semolina, bread mix and oats because of incorrect allergen information. The products don’t mention the presence of cereals containing gluten (some products contain wheat, others barley), which means they are a possible health risk for anyone with a relevant allergy or intolerance. Other products also have misleading allergen information.
The Food Standards Agency is celebrating the success of the Food Hygiene Rating Scheme which was launched five years ago this week, releasing information that breaks down its food hygiene ratings to coincide with this milestone.
We are holding a workshop to explore the possible impacts of climate change on food safety on Wednesday 2 December 2015. We are pleased to announce that Lord John Krebs (who sits on the UK’s Committee on Climate Change and chairs its Adaptation Sub-Committee) will deliver the keynote address.
A company has applied to the FSA for chia seeds to be approved for use in the European Union (EU) under the simplified approval procedure. Views on the company's application are wanted by Friday 11 December 2015.
Mo’s Cookie Dough is withdrawing its 'bake your own’ chilled ‘Chocolate Chip’, ‘Oatmeal and Raisin’ and ‘Gingerbread’ products because the ingredients list does not mention that wheat is the cereal used to make the flour ingredient. This means the products are a possible risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to wheat (gluten).