Researchers at Nottingham Trent University have been successful in developing a novel and natural way of enriching potatoes with iron by engineering 'nano-rust' particles, which scientists believe could hold the answer to tackling the common condition of iron deficiency anaemia.
Food and Beverage
Food producer Silvercrest, which supplied burgers containing horse meat to Tesco, has had its deal with the supermarket chain terminated after breaking purchasing rules stating it must buy British and Irish beef.
Sector organisations are calling for manufacturers across the country to pledge their support for Graduate Excellence, the UK’s first accredited engineering degree dedicated to the needs of the food and drink industry.
Silvercrest plant has halted production at its plant in County Monaghan after it supplied Tesco with burgers containing 29% horse meat.
Executives at Tate & Lyle Sugars are at the General Court of the European Union today to fight EU legislation that has “destroyed jobs" and puts its London refinery employing 850 people at risk of closure.
“It’s never been suggested that we’ve cancelled Silvercrest’s contract,” said a spokesperson for Tesco.
Three food companies in Ireland and Yorkshire supplied some of Britain's biggest supermarkets with beefburgers that contained 29% horse meat.
Birmingham City Council and Mondelēz International, owner of the Cadbury brand, have agreed a partnership that reduces bureaucracy and costs for its food business throughout the UK.