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News review

Crisis at DEFRA With spending cuts in the region of 30% announced in this week’s spending review, it’s no surprise that DEFRA staff are feeling a little blue. A survey of staff at the department revealed that less than a third (31%) think it is well-managed, and even less (18%) have confidence in its approach…
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IT APPEARS THAT all 19 government requests for bans of GM crop cultivation are expected to go unchallenged by biotech companies, paving the way for two thirds of the EU’s farmland and population to remain GM-free. According to information it obtained from the European Commission, Greenpeace believes that biotech companies have so far accepted all…
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News review

Kids’ meals league table Jamie’s Italian has come top of the class in the Soil Association’s latest assessment of the food available to children in 21 of the high street’s leading restaurant chains. The company scored 64 out of 80; however only four other outlets scored more than half marks: Harvester, Giraffe, Wetherspoons and Wagamama.…
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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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