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Why food safety is a postcode lottery

Find out if your area is worst for food hygiene, from takeaways to school dinners, plus how to find how your favourite restaurant fares.

UK households waste 7.3 million tonnes of food a year

Roughly 4.4m tonnes of the food wasted in the UK annually is avoidable, and 2m tonnes of this is as a result of food not being used in time. A third of this is because of confusion around the existing date labels, according to new research by sustainability organisation WRAP.

Could the chicken we’re buying be out of date?

The UK's biggest supermarket chicken supplier has been accused of poor food safety procedures. Find out more and how to make sure your meat is safe.

Which? reveals the areas with the worst food hygiene

One in every five eateries in the UK doesn’t meet food hygiene standards, Which? analysis of food safety enforcement data reveals. In the worst local authority, two out of three food establishments could be putting...

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