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Food safety in the United Kingdom may take a hit with Brexit

Some experts worry that weakening already overstretched institutions responsible for ensuring food safety in Great Britain will lead to unsafe food as the country prepares to finalize its exit from the European Union. Brexit means the UK will need a stronger Food Safety Agency, they say, because the country will no longer be able to… Continue Reading

UK regulators call for nationwide review of meat-cutting plants

Great Britain’s food regulators are calling for a nationwide review of all meat-cutting plants after the discovery of serious incidents at production facilities of two major suppliers, 2 Sisters Food Group and Russell Hume. The announcement came just days after the Food Standards Agency (FSA) was criticized by a parliamentary committee for failing to take definitive… Continue Reading

Watercress May Be Source of British E. Coli Outbreak

British supermarket Sainsbury’s has recalled its watercress products due to concerns that the vegetable may be the cause of an E. coli O157 outbreak that has affected 19 Britons since August 1. According to a Sainsbury’s spokesperson, once the Food Standards Agency informed the supermarket their watercress was a possible source, they recalled their six… Continue Reading