A reformulated version of Bonsoy soy ‘milk’ has been approved for sale by Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ), after initially being withdrawn due to raised iodine levels derived from a kombu seaweed ingredient.
The Food and Drink Federation said it is baffled by a Food Standards Agency recommendation to keep the protein cap that limits products such as cereals being advertised to children, which it said overturned previous advice without “good reason”.
The UK Food Standards Agency has set out core challenges for the food industry as part of its strategy to beat obesity, but recognises that work is already underway by industry to make food products healthier.
A report commissioned for the UK's Food Standards Agency has
provided the clearest evidence yet that there is a link between
advertising food products aimed at children and the declining
health standards among the younger generation.
Six months after Europe voted in a permanent ban on the use of the
food additive E425, otherwise known as konjac, in jelly
confectionery, food safety agency finds these illegal products for
sale in the UK.
Pregnant women should eat no more than one fresh tuna steak, or two
cans of tuna, per week in order to ensure that their unborn child
is kept free from mercury poisoning. Swordfish, shark and marlin
should be avoided altogether, the...
Signs that the functional food market is gaining ground were
revealed this week when the UK Food Standards Agency (FSA)
announced it is considering a 'novel food' application by a food
manufacturer to market 'milk and...
The UK Food Standards Agency has published the results of a survey
of dioxin and dioxin-like PCBs in 33 branded fish oil supplements
bought from UK retailers, and has withdrawn two batches from sale
after they were found to contain...