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UK companies failing to take responsibility for soy production

EUROPEAN COMPANIES that use soy for animal feed or animal products are not doing nearly enough to encourage responsible growers to reduce the negative impacts of soy production, according to a new analysis from WWF.                   Released today at the annual meeting of the Round Table on…
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Horsemeat: Journalists slate Findus

THE HORSE meat scandal has tested the PR teams of UK food companies to the max, but some are faring much better than others according to new research.   Tesco’s reputation remains 19% stronger than Findus’ – which is now perceived as “underperforming”.   Whilst Tesco’s overall reputation score was found to be in the…
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Caterers criticised in horse meat scandal

LABOUR HAS criticised the reaction of caterers and the hospitality sector to the horse meat scandal.   While the retailers have reacted with “speed” following the discoveries of horse and pork meat in beef products, shadow environment secretary Mary Creagh said she was “disappointed” that the hospitality and catering sector has not been so candid.…
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All food firms must test meat

ALL FOOD businesses have been ordered to conduct authenticity tests on all beef products, such as beef burgers, meatballs and lasagne, and provide the results to the Food Standards Agency (FSA) by the end of next week.   This morning the FSA defended its handling of the horse meat scandal in light of some Findus…
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