Tag Archives: House of Lords

Footprint Awards Shortlist 2016 announced – Are You Amongst the Best of the Best?

The shortlist for Footprint Awards has been announced, revealing the foodservice and hospitality sector’s leading responsible business initiatives. Footprint Awards remains the only initiative to honour the achievements of companies in the area of sustainability and responsible business practice. These awards are open to organisations at every stage in the food supply chain from growers, producers, manufacturers and distributors, through to all hospitality and foodservice operators in both public and private sectors, their suppliers and other stakeholders such as NGOs and specialist support services.

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‘Non’ to food waste laws

CAMPAIGNERS WANT Britain to follow France's example, but is targeting supermarkets the right tactic? The movement to regulate, or rather eliminate, food waste is gathering momentum. Campaigners, spurred by the introduction of a new law in France, have joined forces to launch the “Stop Food Waste in Europe” petition. Their plea to the European Commission is a…
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Footprint Awards shortlist reveals industry’s green leaders

THE SHORTLIST for the prestigious Footprint Awards has been announced, revealing the foodservice and hospitality sector’s leading sustainable companies.                     The annual awards scheme this year celebrates its fifth anniversary, and remains the only initiative to honour the sustainable achievements of companies across the entire food…
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Footprint drives waste debate with latest online discussion

FOOTPRINT, THE foodservice industry’s sustainability champion, is calling on the hospitality industry to join them in furthering the waste debate with its latest FootprintChannel.tv broadcast.                       Sustainability & Waste Denial will broadcast live on the 12th March at 9.30am, and aims to highlight the tools…
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Maximising the opportunity with foodbanks

BIG RETAILERS have been battered by the storm over food waste. Distributing surplus stocks to food banks can tackle the crisis and make a huge difference to the UK’s poorest. By Carrie Lorton and Adam Read. The House of Lords has published its extensive assessment of Europe’s food waste crisis. Some 90m tonnes are being thrown…
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RSPCA calls for all farm animals to be stunned before slaughter

THE RSPCA is renewing its calls for improved welfare of all farm animals at the time of slaughter and clear production method labelling of meat as the House of Lords prepares to debate the subject of religious slaughter this week (Thursday Jan 16).                        …
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Lords Grill Nando’s on food waste

NANDO'S, THE Sustainable Restaurant Association and its members, and the Groceries Code Adjudicator will be questioned by the House of Lords EU Sub-Committee on Agriculture, Fisheries, Environment and Energy tomorrow (Wednesday 18 December), as part of its ongoing investigation into the EU’s contribution to Food Waste Prevention.                …
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