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  • Foodservice Footprint pig2 Caterers must step up to the plate on antibiotic overuse Out of Home News Analysis  news-email most-read email-news

    Caterers must step up to the plate on antibiotic overuse

    Foodservice operators have found themselves in the line of fire for a lack of engagement with the issue of antibiotic resistance linked to meat supply chains. Nick Hughes reports.  Weak or non-existent antibiotic policies from the UK’s ten leading catering… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint UK The Friday Digest: Better labelling tops Barclay’s list of resolutions Out of Home News Analysis  news-story-top news-email-top

    The Friday Digest: Better labelling tops Barclay’s list of resolutions

    The timing of the Oxford Farming and Oxford Real Farming conferences in the first week of January ensures a steady stream of food and farming news greets each new calendar year. This year has been no exception with Defra secretary of state… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint spark1 Five reasons to be positive in 2024 Out of Home News Analysis  most-read

    Five reasons to be positive in 2024

    There’s no hiding from the social and environmental challenges facing the food sector but scratch beneath the surface and you’ll find reasons for optimism. By Nick Hughes. 1. Food price inflation has peaked Sky-high levels of food price inflation have… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint pack2 Chemical cocktail proves a headache Out of Home News Analysis

    Chemical cocktail proves a headache

    An inconsistent approach to chemical use by food brands and regulators is concerning campaigners. David Burrows reports. Major foodservice brands have been criticised after PFAS – or forever chemicals – were found in some of the packaging items they use… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint HEADS2 UPFs are ‘robbing’ children of the joy in learning to eat Out of Home News Analysis  most-read

    UPFs are ‘robbing’ children of the joy in learning to eat

    Chefs, campaigners and teachers are urging the government to back a ‘whole-school’ approach to food. By David Burrows. The government must introduce a reduction target for ultra-processed foods (UPFs) in children’s diets, according to a new report by the Soil Association.  The… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint NetZ2 Net-zero notebook: The many (Uni)levers of change Out of Home News Analysis

    Net-zero notebook: The many (Uni)levers of change

    Don’t look up, or down, or back (in anger), because this month we (try and) do it all for you. By David Burrows. Many articles around this time will look back, or indeed forward. Some will look inwards. Others will… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint COP2 Friday digest: dreams, nightmares and lack of sleep Out of Home News Analysis  news-story-top news-email-top

    Friday digest: dreams, nightmares and lack of sleep

    “I’ve been in Dubai for the whole fortnight of the #COP28 experience so may have lost my bearings and started grasping at straws,” said David Shukman, the BBC’s former science editor and now an independent consultant. “So I’m sure there’ll be some among… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint water Comment: Investment in water can’t run dry forever  Out of Home News Analysis  news-email most-read email-news

    Comment: Investment in water can’t run dry forever 

    Businesses who fail to take water security seriously will soon face a reckoning with both their suppliers and customers, says Nick Hughes. As I stare out of my office window (and defer writing this article for the third time this… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint hour2 Time running out to transform food system Out of Home News Analysis

    Time running out to transform food system

    As we approach the end of another year, the evidence suggests the food industry response to environmental crisis remains underpowered. Nick Hughes reports. The end of the hottest calendar year ever recorded feels like an appropriate moment to take stock of the… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint COP2 The Friday Digest: Good COP or bad COP for food? Out of Home News Analysis  news-email-top

    The Friday Digest: Good COP or bad COP for food?

    Ahead of the COP28 climate summit in the UAE there was genuine excitement that, for the first time ever, food had a clearly defined role on the conference agenda. A week into the event and much of that excitement has… Read More