Safety & Legislation

Gelatin is in sweets and chewing gum, but the animal it derived from is not always listed on food packaging

Hindus have beef with US gelatin law

By Oscar Rousseau

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is under pressure from Hindus, who want labelling laws changed to reveal if gelatin, used as an ingredient in food products, contains beef or pork.

Health experts warn farm-driven antimicrobial resistance could lead to a healthcare crisis

Meat antibiotic sales down, says FDA

By Oscar Rousseau

Antibiotic use on US meat farms is at its lowest level since 2009, according to a report from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Donald Trump's administration will not force companies to reduce salt in school meals

News in brief

Trump relaxes salty school dinner rule

By Oscar Rousseau

Meat producers do not need to restrict salt in school meals for the 2018-19 academic year, after the Trump administration said companies needed more time to reformulate products.

HKScan was praised by prosecutors for cooperating with Estonian police during the investigation

‘Money laundering’ claim hits HKScan

By Oscar Rousseau

Axed HKScan Baltic bosses Teet Soorm and Mati Tuvi have been detained by Estonian prosecutors, accused of “money laundering” and “harmful transactions”.