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Genius crumpets
Genius 'gluten-free' products recalled by supermarkets

A number of Genius-branded and own-label gluten-free products have been recalled after it was found they are contaminated with gluten. 

Protein bakery facility planned

The Protein Works is to invest a significant sum of money into a new protein-focused bakery facility in Cheshire. 

Sugar
FDF pens open letter after NHS's "demonisation" of sugar

The director general of the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has published an open letter to the NHS complaining of its “demonisation” of sugar. 

Sugar
Sugar debate reignites with new report

Health campaigners have released findings of higher concentrations of sugar in so-called ‘healthy’ snacks than in a bag of Haribo. 

Gay cake
'Gay cake' bakery to appeal after discrimination ruling

The Christian bakery at the centre of the ‘gay cake’ row is to appeal against a discrimination ruling. 

Auditing
Financial watchdog to help SMEs in quality auditing

The complex relationships between retailers and their suppliers is to be investigated by the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) as it pledges to help smaller businesses. 

Mice
Bakery fined £28k over pest infestation

A bakery has been fined £28,000 after mice and cockroach infestations were discovered at two London branches. 

Tesco to discuss 'gay cake' supply contract

Supermarket giant Tesco has said it is ‘reviewing’ the judgement of Ashers Baking Co, after it was found guilty of discrimination towards a gay customer.

Bakery charged over contaminated water

Irish bakery brand Easibake Food has been found guilty of using contaminated water in its products at its Pontypool facility in Wales.

Sandwich
Healthier sandwich choices needed

Food manufacturers are failing to provide healthier sandwich options for people trying to eat well, according to a new survey. 

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