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Pret food safety chief warns of incident reporting delays

Pret A Manger food safety boss Tim Smith has urged for change in the way allergen-related deaths and serious incidents are reported.

'It is essential to ensure there is clear signposting to where allergen information can be found'

Former Trading Standards Officer Pete Martin, from product and labelling compliance firm Ashbury, examines how bakers can ensure best practice in the complex area of allergen labelling.

Sainsbury’s croissants are recalled in nut allergy scare

Sainsbury’s has recalled its in-store bakery all-butter croissants because they contain almond filling that is not declared on packaging.

Should the NHS be paying £25m for gluten-free food?

Medical experts have been fiercely debating the £25m the NHS spends on prescription gluten-free food for coeliacs.

Linwoods Bakery recalls loaf

Northern Ireland-based Linwoods Bakery is recalling its Multigrain Loaf due to an inconsistent emphasis of wheat ingredients and a soya ingredient, according to the Food Standards Agency.

Lactose-free requests on the up

According to research conducted by Almondy, 72% of people would like to see more lactose-free options on menus when eating out.

Genius announces new CSR partnership

The number one gluten-free bakery brand in Britain, Genius Gluten Free, has announced a new CSR partnership with social enterprise Allergy Adventures, to educate schoolchildren about food allergies and intolerances.

Asda recalls bakery product over allergy concern

UK supermarket Asda has recalled packs of its Baker’s Selection 20 Mini Rocky Road Bites, with a best-before date of 4 August.

Baker signs 500k deal with Allergy and Free From Show

Doves Farm, the family-owned Wiltshire-based miller and baker, has confirmed a £500k deal with the Allergy and Free From Show. 

Coffee #1 recalls brownie over milk concerns

Coffee #1 is recalling its gluten- and dairy-free hazelnut and praline brownies because they have been found to contain milk.

Poundstretcher recalls Disney cookies

Poundstretcher is recalling tins of Disney Choc Chip Cookies due to the presence of undeclared milk.

Swiss rolls recalled due to undeclared milk

Two Swiss roll products have been recalled due to incorrect ingredients information.

Tasty Bake recalls cakes

Undeclared milk has caused Tasty Bake, the wholesale bakery, to recall its range of branded cakes.

M&S recalls crispbakes

Marks & Spencer (M&S) has issued a recall for its Vegetable Crispbakes with a use-by date of 7 November 2015 because it may contain egg, which is not mentioned on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to egg.

Jaffa Orange Cakes recalled

A batch of E. Wedel Supreme Jaffa Orange Cakes has been recalled as some packs contain milk, which is not mentioned on the packaging.

New plants and oat shed at Glebe Farm
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Glebe Farm invests in new gluten-free oat mill

Glebe Farm Foods, one of the UK’s biggest gluten-free oat suppliers is to build a new multi-million-pound plant to increase production.

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