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Briefing: Food information regulation one year on

Caterers have dealt well with new rules on allergen information – but there’s more work ahead to tackle a serious and growing problem. By Barry Moore. Caterers are doing a decent job ... Broadly the contract catering industry is doing a decent good job in allergen management. This is mainly because most of these businesses…
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SPROUT POWER, giving up fizzy pop, protesting tip fees and COP21                   Sprout power  British households’ consume over 25 million Christmas puddings and 370 million mince pies over the festive period. But this festive over indulgence creates around 230,000 tonnes of additional food waste, the equivalent weight…
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Pizza express ‘pinching tips’

PIZZA EXPRESS is not alone in charging staff an admin fee for tips they receive through credit cards.                     Though Unite has cast the spotlight firmly on the 430-strong chain, the practice is “more widespread than we would like”, said the union’s food and drink sector…
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Hertfordshire pub wins first nationwide FreeFrom Eating Out Award

ANTONY WORRALL THOMPSON presented Hertfordshire pub, The Alford Arms, with the Silver Salver for the most allergen-aware eatery, serving the best ‘free from’ food, in the UK - at the inaugural FreeFrom Eating Out Awards at the Food Matters Live event yesterday. The awards were sponsored by Sodexo.              …
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Pizza Express reveals it uses halal

PIZZA EXPRESS has said that all chicken served in dishes on its menu has been ritually slaughtered. The restaurant chain’s choice to serve halal meat has caused controversy and provoked anger among some campaigners who feel the Islamic method of slaughter can cause unnecessary suffering.                   Under…
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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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Footprint Annual Review: Cheap milk, pricey gas and unethical coffee

THE TOP stories of 2012, from Starbucks' tax travails to rising energy bills and the "greenest Olympics ever".   January/February   With the mince pies sitting heavily around the waistline and the influence of festive parties still coursing through the veins, health and diets are rarely far from the headlines in the new year. And so…
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