Tag Archives: Whitehall

Buried horse meat

NO-ONE IN the industry wants to find equine DNA in their lasagnes or burgers again, but the issue hasn’t gone away. One might think the government feels differently.   In December, Professor Chris Elliott published his interim report on the “integrity and assurance of food supply networks”. At 84 pages it was thorough and included 48…
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New food standards for hospitals

THE DEPARTMENT of Health has announced eight “principles” to encourage the improvement of hospital food.     The list includes the adoption of Government Buying Standards “as standard wherever possible”.   Hospitals should also “regularly evaluate their food service and act on feedback from patients”. Healthy diets should also be promoted to patients, staff and…
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