Lidl Ireland is recalling two varieties of butter baguettes because they contain wheat (gluten), rye (gluten) and milk and may contain mustard, sesame and soya, none of which are written in English on the label.
New digital technology that is increasingly used by food businesses to manage hygiene practices could soon also be used to help environmental health officers (EHO) monitor food businesses in real time, enabling them to detect food safety problems sooner and improve protection for the public.
The agenda and papers for this month’s open Board meeting have been published. The meeting will be held in London on Wednesday 14 March 2018. It will begin at 9.00am and will be chaired by FSA Chair Heather Hancock. You can attend in person or watch it live online.
A report published today by the Food Standards Agency (FSA) on the implementation and operation of the Food Hygiene Rating Scheme in Wales reveals that consumer recognition of the Scheme has continued to rise, from 43% in 2012 to 89% in 2017.