• Horse meat testing expanded

    TESTING FOR horse meat will be extended to include stock cubes, stewing steak and gelatine. In all, 514 products will be tested, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) has announced. The full results will be published.   The sampling for the… Read More

  • Latest statements on horsemeat scandal, as of February 13th

    Note: The Food Standards Agency statement for caterers is available here.   ARAMARK statement:   “We can’t speak for the catering industry and weren’t present at today’s meeting.  From our standpoint, all ARAMARK-authorised suppliers of products containing meat and processed… Read More

  • New scheme to encourage better nutrition in healthcare

    A VOLUNTARY SCHEME to address the low awareness of malnutrition and dehydration amongst service users, carers and care professionals has been launched.     The Nutrition Advocates programme, backed by the Association of Care Catering (NACC) and the Hospital Caterers… Read More

  • HCA hits back at campaigner claims

    THE HOSPITAL Caterers Association (HCA) has hit back at claims that much of the food served in hospitals is coming from animals reared in low-welfare conditions.                   The RSPCA and the Campaign… Read More