Food Standards Agency
A Staggering Number of British Takeout Restaurants Fail Hygiene Inspections
In new analysis of Food Standards Agency data, more than 7,000 restaurants were found not to have met acceptable food hygiene requirements.
British Slaughterhouses Are Committing Thousands of Animal Welfare Breaches Every Year
A new report from the Bureau of Investigative Journalism has found that animal mistreatment is taking place an average of 13 times a day in British abattoirs.
Even the Food Standards Agency Could Access UK Surveillance Data Under New Bill
All kinds of government agencies beyond law enforcement could request data under the draft Investigatory Powers Bill.
How You Can Get Food Poisoning from Food You Didn’t Even Eat
One British woman got norovirus from oysters, despite not eating any of them herself. And unfortunately, it could happen to any of us.
Food Hygiene Goes Out of the Window When Brits Barbecue
Just in time for all those oh-shit-summer’s-nearly-over-let’s-eat-outdoors barbecues, research has found that Britain has some pretty sorry hygiene standards when it comes to grilling meat.
British Dairy Farmers Are Starting a Raw Cheese Revolution
Suffolk’s dairy farmers are making specialist cheeses—including the UK’s first raw brie—rather than remain trapped in supermarket pricing wars that see milk sold for less than bottled water.
British Supermarket Chicken Is Still Contaminated
A new survey released by the UK Food Standards Agency found that 73 percent of raw shop-bought chickens are infected with campylobacter, bacteria that causes 280,000 people to fall ill each year.
Salt Has Become a Political Tool in the UK
A report published in the British Medical Journal says that UK salt consumption is higher than ever before, due to policy changes of the coalition government.
I Went on a Tour of Some of England's Most Unhygienic Restaurants
Just how much of a risk are you taking by eating at a place with a bad health rating?
Irn-Bru Made Me Who I Am
I'm Scottish. Therefore, Irn-Bru isn't just a teeth-eroding fizzy drink to me. It's part of the tapestry of my existence, the foundation of most of my teenage memories.