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Duration: 29 minutes

Chris Jackson sets up his market stall to ask: 'How safe is street food?'. And food writer Jay Rayner investigates whether the food industry is being effectively policed.

  • Horse meat scandal 'could happen again'


    A drop in the number of food samples sent for testing could lead to a repeat of the horsemeat scandal, an expert has told BBC Inside Out.


    Food writer Jay Rayner examines the food standards system to find out how confident we can be that the food we eat is what we think it is. 


    Read the news story and watch the video feature on the BBC News website.

  • How safe is vendor street food?

    Street food

    Street food is increasingly popular across the UK with a boom in outlets and festivals dedicated to the cuisine.


    But how effectively is street food policed?


    Watch the video feature on the BBC News website.

  • Street food

    Chris returns north

    We all get seduced when walking around open-air stalls by the sights, sounds and smell of fresh food being prepared.


    But how safe is food sold from pop-up outlets and festivals on our streets?


    Read Chris Jackson's correspondent blog on the BBC News website.


  • The story of the tin can

    Tin cans

    Tin cans have, in 200 years, changed the way the world eats. But Victorian disgust over a cheap meat scandal almost consigned the invention to rejection and failure.


    Read the full feature on the BBC News magazine website.


Chris Jackson
Jay Rayner
Jacqui Hodgson


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