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Fergus Henderson receives Lifetime Achievement Award

FERGUS HENDERSON, chef and founding partner of St. John, London has been awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award by The Diners Club in association with The World’s 50 Best Restaurants.                           Henderson has already been recognised for his outstanding contribution to modern British cooking…
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Dorset chippie gains MSC certification for seven restaurants

DORSET-BASED chippie, Harlees has been awarded Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification for all of its seven restaurants, meaning that all of their cod and haddock can be traced back to sustainable, well-managed fisheries.   Harlees is the latest in a recent surge of UK chippies to gain MSC certification and their restaurants makes up just…
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TB debate announced

PARLIAMENT WILL debate the Government’s TB eradication programme, including planned badger culling.    The debate, which has been triggered by a public e-petition asking for further discussions on the controversial government policy to eradicate bovine TB, will take place on October 25th 2012.   NFU president Peter Kendall said the parliamentary debate offers a fresh…
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RSPCA accused of bullying

FARMERS HAVE accused the RSPCA of hypocrisy after they were warned they could lose their valued Freedom Foods status if they supported or allowed badger controls on their land.    In a letter to scheme members, Freedom Food, a wholly owned subsidiary of the RSPCA, claims that, “based on the current science, welfare concerns and…
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