Food Standards Agency

Useful information: the Food Standards Agency has explained the differences between use-by and best-before dates on food products

What you need to know about use-by dates

By Nikkie Sutton

Food labelling has hit the headlines of late and The Morning Advertiser has taken a look at the rules around use-by and best-before dates.

Taken off: JD Wetherspoon removed gammon, rump and and sirloin steaks from its menus (Russell Hume steaks not pictured)

JDW meat supplier ‘heartbroken’ to go into administration

By Nikkie Sutton

The meat supplier that supplied JD Wetherspoon is being investigated by the Food Standards Agency has gone into administration and has blamed the watchdog, claiming its action was “out of proportion to concerns identified”.

Product recall: Fairfax Meadow pulls meat

A second meat supplier recalls products

By Huw Cross

A leading supplier of meat to pubs, bars and restaurants has recalled products after an unannounced Food Standards Agency (FSA) inspection, causing JD Wetherspoon to pull dishes from its menu again.

Action: Russell Hume originally recalled its products (image credit Wikipedia) (Russell Hume products not pictured)

JDW meat supplier has stopped all production

By Nikkie Sutton

The supplier of JD Wetherspoon’s meat, which was pulled from the pub chain’s menu, has had to stop all production and detain all of its products, as instructed by the Food Standards Agency (FSA).

Off the table: JD Wetherspoon removed three types of steak from its menus after issues with its supplier Russell Hume

Steak back on the menu for JDW

By Nikkie Sutton

JD Wetherspoon (JDW) is putting steak back on its menus across its 900-strong estate after it was removed following "issues" at a suppliers.

Hygiene ratings: more than 2,000 adults took part in the FSA biannual survey

Food hygiene rating key to 68% of consumers

By Nikkie Sutton

More than two thirds (68%) of consumers choose where they will buy food from based on a venue’s food hygiene rating, according to new research.