2 4-Dinitrophenol (DNP)

Animal by-products, origin declarations, and potatoes are some of the topics on the radar of the National Food Crime Unit (NFCU), according to the agency’s annual update.

Major risks are the conflict in Ukraine and the cost-of-living crisis in the UK. For the latter, intelligence is pointing to cost-cutting practices by

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Local authority recovery, a Salmonella outbreak, food crime cases and prosecutions were among topics covered at the latest Food Standards Agency (FSA) board meeting.

Emily Miles, FSA chief executive gave an update on the local authority recovery plan for the United Kingdom, which covers July 2021 to March 2023, after
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A man in England has been jailed for selling a chemical sometimes marketed as a fat burner on the internet.

Jack Finney was sentenced at Chester Crown Court to 28 months in prison.

Products were found containing 2,4- dinitrophenol (DNP) in Northwich during an investigation by the Food Standards Agency’s
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