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Iceland responds to accusation of mistreating chilled goods

Iceland responds to accusation of mistreating chilled goods

Multiple retailer Iceland has strongly refuted claims made by BBC One show Watchdog that the company is not handling chilled goods appropriately. The television show aired an item on 18th April showing the retailer’s alleged mistreatment of chilled goods. Camera...

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Morrisons joins group to fight marine plastics

Morrisons joins group to fight marine plastics

Morrisons has joined the Global Ghost Gear Initiative (GGGI), a group of organisations committed to reducing the problem of discarded fishing gear, known as ghost gear, in oceans worldwide. Charity World Animal Protection founded the GGGI in 2015. Its members include...

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Leatherhead Food Research receives twin accreditations

Leatherhead Food Research receives twin accreditations

Leatherhead Food Research has been awarded UKAS accreditation for the evaluation of challenge testing and has added microwave ovens to its UKAS-accredited cooking instruction techniques. The new achievements are recognition of the standards Leatherhead works to as a...

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Young’s Seafood extends its British-made portfolio

Young’s Seafood extends its British-made portfolio

Young’s Seafood Limited will add its ‘Proudly Made in Britain’ credentials to more of its products across the UK from this month, following the success of its latest campaign. The new addition of credentials follows research by Young’s Seafood which indicated that...

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Brexit insight

One year until Brexit: a food sector view

With just one year remaining until Brexit, food and drink expert Darren Seward of NFU Mutual details implications on the food manufacturing sector. “Leaving the EU presents the food industry with vulnerability to a variety of potential practical pitfalls when...

Brexit transition agreement reached

The UK has agreed to leave the European Union on 31st December 2020 and more clarity has been offered on the exit. The main aspects of the agreement are as follows: EU citizens arriving in the UK between the ‘leave date’ will have the same rights as those who arrive...

Hidden hard Brexit for food?

The UK food sector could face a hidden ‘hard Brexit’ when leaving the EU due to rules of origin – according to a report commissioned by the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) and the National Association of British and Irish Flour Millers (NABIM). Rules of origin in an...

Eustice calls for ‘equivalent trade rules’ at PTF Dinner

The annual Provision Trade Federation (PTF) black tie dinner was held on 7th March at the Hilton on Park Lane, London, and guests had the opportunity to hear from Defra Minister George Eustice. Addressing dinner attendees, Eustice outlined some of what the food...

US lobbying UK to drop name protections in post-Brexit trade deals

US lobbyists are reportedly calling for the UK to drop geographical name protections, implemented under EU law, after Brexit, to allow retailers to import similar American products. Products such as Melton Mowbray pork pies, Cornish pasties, the Cumberland sausage and...

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