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Restaurants and pubs embrace sustainable seafood

The UK’s high street restaurant and pub chains have made marked improvements in their sourcing of sustainable seafood. Fish2Fork assesses foodservice businesses on the sustainability of the seafood on offer, the sourcing policies in place and the information provided to the public. The scores range from a “5 blue fish” for the best to a…
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Kids’ menus under the spotlight

WETHERSPOON IS one of the few chains doing well at catering for children, who are getting a 'raw deal' all too often according to researchers.   Wetherspoon might not be the first port of call for health- conscious parents, but perhaps it should be. The pub chain, which boasts over 880 outlets in the UK, has…
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Whitbread burger given the OK

A WHITBREAD BURGER that tested positive for horse DNA above the 1% threshold has now been shown to contain less than 1% horse meat.   On March 26th, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) advised that a Whitbread burger had tested positive for horse DNA above 1%.   The FSA has now received further test results…
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Whitbread commits to a new meat standard

WHITBREAD HAS announced that it will be taking a “wide range of actions” following the discovery of horse meat in two of its products last week.     The leisure group’s boss has also criticised other hospitality businesses for failing to get involved in the current testing regime.   A statement today by the leisure…
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Compass and Whitbread find horse DNA

THE FOODSERVICE sector has been dragged into the horse meat scandal with Compass and Whitbread having found horse DNA in products sold as beef. Horse meat has also been found in cottage pies supplied to 47 schools in Lancashire.   The news emerged just a fews hours after the Food Standards Agency (FSA) published the…
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Healthy dishes are tasteless, say consumers

MORE THAN half of consumers would prefer healthy options when eating out of home, but just as many think these dishes are tasteless, un-filling and overpriced, according to Unilever Food Solutions’ latest World Menu Report.                   New research shows that diners think ‘light’ bites are tasteless and…
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