The Food Standards Agency (FSA) is launching a consultation on ‘precautionary allergen information’, for example menus carrying statements that the kitchen cannot guarantee food is free from allergens.
Restaurants and other hospitality businesses are being urged check the source of their eggs following investigations into the Fipronil incident that found that significantly more eggs have been contaminated than first thought.
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) is using the festive period to boost public awareness about food hygiene ratings after research revealed that four in ten UK diners never check the ratings of restaurants they eat in.
Birmingham’s fine dining scene has suffered a blow after it emerged that two top city establishments - Marco Pierre White’s Steakhouse & Grill and boutique hotel Malmaison - received zero food hygiene ratings earlier this year.
Consumer rights group Which? is urging restaurants to display their food hygiene rating in a prominent position after analysis of ratings for businesses in England, Northern Ireland and Wales found that there was a 'postcode lottery' when it...
Catering giant Sodexo and restaurant and pub supplier Burger Manufacturing Company (BMC) are the latest businesses to fall foul of the horsemeat scandal after some of their products have tested positive for equine DNA.
The UK’s largest hotel and restaurant operator, Whitbread, has found horsemeat in its lasagne and beef burger products that were reportedly sold in Premier Inn, Brewers Fayre, Beefeater Grill and Table Table outlets.
Kelsius, a provider of web-based food service solutions, has launched FoodCheck, a wireless system to control and monitor food hygiene and safety standards to comply with Food Standards Agency (FSA) Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) processes.
Only six per cent of restaurants in Wales with low food hygiene ratings of 0, 1 or 2 are actually displaying the ratings in their premises, compared with 66 per cent of those businesses which have received a rating of 5.
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) is encouraging local authorities to adopt its new national Food Hygiene Ratings System (FHRS), launched today at Bluewater shopping centre, to reduce the number of annual food poisoning cases.
Restaurants and food businesses across the UK may soon be faced with compulsory food hygiene rating, following recommendations from a government report that the Food Standards Agency’s (FSA) scheme becomes mandatory
Following speculation last week that the Food Standards Agency would be axed, the government has today announced the industry body will continue running, but without its responsibilities for nutrition and labelling
If you work in the hospitality industry, you will be in no doubt that it is one of the most heavily regulated business sectors. But do you know what the consequences are for your business and its employees if there is a breach of food safety rules?
The Conservative Party has said it wants to push forward with the Food Standards Agency's efforts to get restaurants to display nutrional information on menus and will do away with unit labels on alcohol if it gets into power at the next General...