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‘Food Crime Confidential’ Launched

‘Food Crime Confidential’ - a reporting facility where food crime can be reported safely and in confidence - has now been launched by the National Food Crime Unit (NFCU). This is the unit set up by the Government in response to the probe into the recent horse meat scandal. This  reporting facility allows anyone with suspicions about food crime to report them safely and in [...]

FSA duck advice is quackers…

Is duck safe when cooked medium-rare? Not according to the Food Standards Agency (FSA) it isn’t. As the FSA continues to focus on Campylobacter – the UK’s leading bacterial cause of food poisoning – last week they reiterated their advice that all poultry should be cooked through, and even duck cannot be safely eaten medium-rare. Recent studies have [...]