DEFRA’s Food Statistics Pocketbook 2014

DEFRA’s Food Statistics Pocketbook 2014 was published earlier this month — and an interesting read its 60-odd pages are too. In a two-page summary (pp8-9), it gives some numbers about the scale of what it takes to feed 64M people safely and...

Another food scandal in China

It’s widely reported today that five people have been detained in the latest food scandal in China, including the BBC. Allegedly, a Shanghai-based meat plant, Husi Food, has been re-processing expired meat.

When the Elliott Review came to Birmingham

Yesterday the Elliott Review came to Birmingham. Led by Professor Chris Elliott, Director of the Institute for Global Food Safety, this Review was set up by HM Government in response to the horsemeat scandal. He has uncovered widespread food...
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