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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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
With Halloween approaching, food suppliers are being advised to plan for the specific needs of target shoppers, a report shows. Category management and shopper marketing specialist Bridgethorne says that suppliers need to identify and prioritise their shopper messages...read more
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...read more
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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...
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...
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...
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...
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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