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Pret A Manger rolls out ingredients labelling pilot

Pret A Manger has revealed details of the ingredient labelling scheme being introduced following the death of a teenage customer.

Costa under fire over Christmas Toastie labelling

Consumers have rapped Costa for failing to mention meat on the front of packaging for its festive toastie.

WRAP releases guidance on bread labelling to help tackle food waste

The Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) has released best practice guidance designed to clear up confusion around food labelling, which can lead to food being wasted.

New guidance published on ‘wholegrain’ labelling

Healthgrain Forum, a group of cereal science and nutrition experts, has published new guidelines recommending when products can be labelled ‘wholegrain’.

New clean-label flours and starches developed with bakers in mind

Ingredients supplier Kröner-Stärke (KS) has developed a range of pre-gelatinised flours and starches for the bakery market, which it claims will give professional bread makers the edge on their competition.

73% will pay more for recognised ingredient names

New research shows consumers will pay more for products made with ingredients they recognise, according to a new study. 

Department of Health set to introduce teaspoon measures on food packs

The Department of Health has stated that food packaging will be labelled with how many teaspoons of sugar and salt are added to a product, following the decision to leave the European Union.

Garth Bakery recalls chocolate sponge

Garth Bakery in South Wales has recalled its chocolate sponge cake because it contains soya, which is not mentioned on the labelling. 

Real Bread Campaign to consult supporters over labelling

A delegation from the Real Bread Campaign (RBC) has met with government representatives to discuss the RBC’s demand for legislation.

Letter: FSA responds to labelling claims

Michael Wight, head of food safety policy at the Food Standards Agency (FSA), responds to our Reporting In column in the 8 January issue.

Tesco recalls shortcakes over egg labelling

Tesco has recalled packs of its own-brand Tesco Chunky Chocolate Shortcakes 175g because of a failure to declare the presence of egg on the label.

Cookie dough withdrawn over allergen

Mo’s Cookie Dough, the chilled cookie dough producer, has temporarily withdrawn its products due to a labelling issue.

The first publicly available advice on producing free-from products has been published
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First free-from food manufacturing advice published

The first publicly available guidance for food manufacturers aiming to produce free-from products has been published.

Product recall
Tesco's Belgian wafers are one of several product recalls recently
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Salmonella risk and incorrect labelling behind product recalls

Tesco and convenience store group Nisa Retail are the latest companies to recall bakery products. 

Walnuts
Cottage Kitchen recalled products that did not state the presence of walnuts
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NI bakery recalls traybakes after incorrect labelling

A Northern Ireland bakery has recalled a product after incorrect labelling neglected to state the presence of walnuts. 

Tattie Scones at Tesco
The ISB Potato Scones are called Tattie Scones in Scotland
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Tesco “pinch of salt” response to rumours Tattie Scones had been renamed

Tesco has responded to headlines suggesting that it was changing the name of its Tattie Scone.

The system ranks levels of fats, sugar and salt on a scale of green to red
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Italy fights against labelling system

Italy has won a ruling from the European Commission that the traffic light system is overly ‘simplistic.’

Nutrition labelling laws still confusing to some firms

Larger companies are making more progress towards the mandatory provision of nutrition information, as it is revealed that many firms remain confused.

Food labelling plan launched

The government has announced plans for consistent front-of-pack food labelling, which will include traffic lights and guideline daily amounts (GDAs), to be introduced next year.

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