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Action on antimicrobial resistance needed to avert a global crisis

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is one of the greatest threats facing the global community, according to a new report from the World Health Organization, which has called for...

Action on antimicrobial resistance needed to avert a global crisis

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is one of the greatest threats facing the global community, according to a new report from the World Health Organization, which has called for...

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Sweeteners – a functional alternative to sugar?

So, what are consumers looking for? Based on Kantar data, 73% of respondents are trying to lead a healthier lifestyle...
Blog News 04 July, 2019

IFST ultra processed food

Ultra processed foods have hit the headlines recently as being the unhealthy option and something we should be eating...
Blog News 04 July, 2019

Gaining pre-market approvals for new ingredients and food additives, enzymes and flavourings

Ingredient suppliers, together with the food and beverage manufacturers, are constantly evolving their product ranges...
News 22 May, 2019

Consumer survey – plastic, not so fantastic

Leatherhead has recently run a survey with its UK database of consumers to understand their attitudes towards plastic...
News 21 May, 2019

How to create clean labels without compromise

Consumers are increasingly looking for natural, minimally processed food, which is driving many food manufacturers to...
News 13 May, 2019

A third of all food goes to waste. Here’s how regulation might be used to stop the rot

Globally, one-third of all food produced ends up in the bin. That is 1.3 billion tonnes of food every year that...
News 02 May, 2019

A blueprint for effective sugar replacement

Food and drink manufacturers are scrambling to meet sugar and calorie reduction targets in a move designed to stem...
News 30 April, 2019

Brexit uncertainty cause for concern for regulating EU food safety

Events relating to the decision made by UK citizens in 2016 to leave the EU have dominated British politics over recent...
News 19 March, 2019

International Women’s Day – Celebrating our female colleagues at Science Group

As part of the Science Group, Leatherhead Food Research is proud to celebrate female colleagues working across the...
News 08 March, 2019

What you need to know: using cannabis or its derivatives in a food and drink product

Here at Leatherhead Food Research, our Regulatory department has been monitoring the recent developments occurring...
News 12 February, 2019