Food

Low levels: stocks of North Sea cod fell to just 44,000 tonnes in 2006

Cod off the ‘endangered’ list

By Nikkie Sutton

British cod is back on the menu and accredited as sustainable, more than a decade after North Sea cod stocks came close to collapse.

Big number: 2m people in the UK have a food allergy

Major improvement in pubs' allergen awareness controls

By Nikkie Sutton

Allergen awareness in pubs has improved since the introduction of the Food Information to Consumers Regulations (FIC) in 2014, according to new research from the Food Standards Agency (FSA).

Rising trend: the nation was split between sweet and savoury pies as their favourite flavour

The nation’s favourite pies revealed

By Nikkie Sutton

A mixture of sweet and savoury pies varied throughout the nation, according to a survey conducted by delivery company Hungry House.

Hung out to dry: cleaning cloths being reused is one mistake operators make

Most common hospitality food safety mistakes

By Nikkie Sutton

The most common food safety mistakes made in the hospitality sector include reusing unclean cloths, inadequate allergen understanding and working when ill, according to public health experts.

Food safety: inadequate hand washing is just one issue in commercial kitchens

Norovirus outbreaks caused by dirty chefs' hands

By Nikkie Sutton

Poor handwashing in kitchens and overlooking other hygiene practices are contributing to the spread of dangerous foodborne bugs such as Norovirus, according to the Food Standards Agency (FSA).