Czech methanol liquor deaths spur FSA warning

Czech methanol liquor deaths spur FSA warning

By Ben Bouckley

The UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) is advising travelers to the Czech Republic to avoid locally produced bootleg spirits following a spate of methanol poisonings the country and over 20 deaths, as one local producer said the crisis had hit his business...

Suspect foods include household staples like bread, fried potatoes and coffee as well as potato crisps and biscuits.

Acrylamide limit ‘red tape’ premature, says FDF

By Oliver Nieburg

The added bureaucracy of legal limits for acrylamide in foods is preventable as industry efforts to reduce levels have been sufficient, says the Food and Drink Federation (FDF).


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