Health

Bakers at risk from heat-related health problems

Bakers are among the professions at risk from heat-related health problems, a study has revealed.

Coopland & Son fined £160k for flour dust offence

East Yorkshire bakery business Coopland & Son has been fined almost £160,000 after exposing its staff to flour dust.

FSA reassures bakers over selling well-fired bread

Bakers can sell well-fired loaves as long as they follow acrylamide mitigation steps, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) has stated.

Allied Bakeries overhauls Burgen brand

Allied Bakeries is hoping to “breathe new life” into its Burgen brand with a major revamp, including a packaging overhaul and celebrity partnerships.

Supermarkets to review bakery allergen labelling

Asda, Sainsbury’s and Tesco are set to improve allergen labelling across their in-store bakeries.

Coeliac vaccine enters phase two clinical trials

A vaccine for people with coeliac disease is one step closer, as phase two clinical trials get underway across Australia.

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Ulrick & Short launches fat alternative for pastry

Ulrick & Short has developed a new fat alternative for bakers looking to reduce the calorie content of shortcrust pastry.

Government to launch consultation on mandatory folic acid fortification

A consultation is to be launched next year on mandatory fortification of flour with folic acid.

One in five shoppers thinks about health when buying on-the-go snacks

Twenty-one percent of consumers say health is a feature they look for when choosing a snack to eat on the go, according to a survey by Carrs Foods.

Folic acid fortification to be mandatory, claims report

Fortification of flour with folic acid is to become mandatory in the UK, according to national media reports.

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