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25/03/2013 08:03

Derbyshire County Council is launching a campaign which aims to make sure that all school pupils entitled to free school meals claim them.

There are 3,000 school pupils in Derbyshire not getting their free school lunch, according to figures released by the Government.

The...

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Industry
21/03/2013 10:03

The Children’s Food Trust has launched its first ever annual accreditation scheme to help schools show parents their commitment to helping children eat well.

The Children’s Food Trust Award – launched at the charity’s annual conference this week - will be open to any early years...

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Industry
19/03/2013 10:03

Representatives of the hospitality and catering training and education sector gathered at the East Midlands Conference Centre, Nottingham on 12 March to honour colleagues whose dedication, passion and innovative approach champion best practice and enrich education in the UK hospitality industry...

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Industry
12/03/2013 09:03

Organisers of the annual Footprint Awards are looking for entries for the 2013, with a deadline of March 29 for nominations.

A spokesman said: “The Footprint Awards represent the annual celebration of the work that organisations in the foodservice industry and supply chain are doing to in...

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Industry
11/03/2013 11:03

LACA’s campaign for National School Meals Week (NSMW) in 2011 has been highly commended by judges at the recent Marketing Excellence Awards run by the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM).

Judges said: “The Marketing Excellence Awards celebrate the best marketing achievements across...

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Industry
06/03/2013 08:03

The event, which took place last week, saw over 200 delegates from 120 leading UK caterers gather together to attend.

The awards recognised the serving of ethical and environmentally sustainable food, and the assembled caterers' commitment to providing freshly-prepared meals to...

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Industry
05/03/2013 11:03

A £5.45bn two-year, ring-fenced public health budget for local authorities has been announced as responsibility for taking the lead in improving public health switches from NHS trusts to local authorities on April 1.

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt said that at this would help drive local...

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Industry
28/02/2013 15:02

All ingredients of beef origin have been tested for equine DNA and were confirmed clear. In addition to the DNA testing, we also contracted an accredited lab to carry out further testing on our chicken, beef and pork products to confirm the species of meat and to ensure that no cross...

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Industry
28/02/2013 15:02

Since news of the first case broke on 16th January 2013 Brakes have been working actively on the issue of meat adulteration.
Brakes can confirm that we have now completed the first phase of testing for Brakes brand products containing beef and have submitted our second list of results to...

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Industry
25/02/2013 11:02

Since the first discovery of horsemeat in some beef products produced by a number of manufactures and retailers, we have been DNA testing all our own beef products.

Regrettably, we have found one product, Chilli Con Carne, sold in Belgium and produced for us by Frigilunch N.V. has...

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