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Morrisons loses data breach appeal

Morrisons loses data breach appeal

Morrisons has lost its challenge to a High Court ruling that it is liable for a data breach which saw thousands of its employees' details posted online. The Court of Appeal has upheld the original decision against the supermarket, issued in December 2017. Workers...

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Further Jack’s discount stores open

Further Jack’s discount stores open

Tesco is continuing the roll-out of its new discount chain, with two new Jack’s stores opening in Middlewich, Cheshire, and Rubery, Worcestershire. Jack’s area manager for Rubery, Tony Sinkinson, said: “It’s fantastic to open the new store and welcome customers in...

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UK Sausage Week lunch tickets selling fast

UK Sausage Week lunch tickets selling fast

The final countdown to UK Sausage Week (29th October to 4th November) has begun, and organisers are reminding industry to ensure they do not miss out on the campaign’s celebration lunch. There is still time to order tickets, but availability is extremely limited – so...

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BSE outbreak confirmed at Scottish farm

BSE outbreak confirmed at Scottish farm

A case of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) has been confirmed at a farm in Aberdeenshire, Scotland today (18th October). A disease prevention response plan has been actioned and precautionary movement restrictions have been put in place while further...

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Brexit insight

Food and Drink Federation slams updated Brexit notices

The latest batch of contingency papers for a no-deal Brexit have been issued by the Government, with Food and Drink Federation (FDF) chief executive Ian Wright describing them as ‘shambolic’. The updated list of scenarios outline how the Government would deal with...

Organic sector calls for clearer Brexit

A clear contingency plan to ensure the continued trade of organic produce with the EU in a ‘no deal’ Brexit is being called for by The Organic Trade Board (OTB) and the United Kingdom Organic Certifiers Group (UKOCG). “There has been speculation about how the UK will...

No-deal Brexit could cost food industry £9.3 billion

Failing to reach a Brexit deal could cost food retailers and the supply chain £9.3 billion, according to a new Barclays Corporate Banking report. The new Barclays report, Scale, Disruption and Brexit – a new dawn for UK food supply chains? shows that in a no-deal...

No-deal Brexit plans updated by Government

An updated no-deal Brexit scenario list has been released, which includes information about food imports, food exports and producing and labelling. In the newly released ‘No-Deal’ Technical Notices, The Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) has said...

Technology cannot replace border checks on food post Brexit

Claims that UK border issues can be resolved in the event of a no-deal Brexit through technology have been described as ‘misguided’ and ‘irresponsible’. The Chartered institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) has responded to a series of statements from politicians...

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