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Food Safety & Integrity

The latest on outbreaks, allergens and legislation.

A burger

Horsemeat trial begins

Two former managers of French meat processing firm Spanghero stand accused of passing off horsemeat as more expensive beef.
'Brexit Watch'

Brexit food safety checkmate

The lack of proper checking regime, however temporary, would lead to disruption and increased food fraud, say experts.
Cows at a farm

Return of BSE detected

BSE has been detected in the UK for the first time in three years, during routine surveillance on a farm in Aberdeen, Scotland.
Raw meat being cut

Rise in salmonella prompts warning

Food safety organisations to issue guidance to the public on the safe handling and storage of raw meat, particularly lamb and mutton.