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Ethical eating

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87% of UK consumers are aware of free-range labels. But just 36% say they've heard of the MSC approval scheme for fish.

 

More fish in schools

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The introduction of the School Food Standards in January have resulted in an 18% rise in the number of MSC certified schools.

 

Heads in the sand

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40% of adults worldwide have never heard of climate change. In the US, Europe andJapan it's 10%. "The contrast between developed and developing countries was striking," said Anthony Leiserowitz, director of the Yale project on climate change communication and co-author of the study in the journal Nature Climate Change.

 

Million wrapper biscuits

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United Biscuits has saved 2.5 tonnes of packaging from landfill through its partnership with TerraCycle. The million wrappers are reprocessed into pellets and turned into waste bins.

 

Three-sy does it

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Aldi has made four "commitments" to UK farmers that could "change the face of retailer and supplier relations in this country", according to the NFU. But three of them are mandatory under the Groceries Supply Code of Practice.

 

And the one that got away.....

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Responding to July's budget the Food and Drink Federation said: "We support the national living wage in principle and many of our leading members have already made individual commitments to pay the living wage." Asked how many it meant by 'many' as spokeswoman was not inclined to say.

 

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