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30/05/2013 10:05

A ban on selling hot takeaway food near schools before 5pm is one of the measures being considered by Salford Council as part of efforts to tackle childhood obesity.

Any new takeaways, kebab houses, fish and chip shops and chains located close to schools would not be allowed to serve hot...

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LACA
30/05/2013 09:05

“Serving a school lunch  to MP’s straight after PMQ’s (prime minister's questions) at the House of Commons is the perfect opportunity to raise the profile of the school catering industry and LACA is delighted to be hosting the event on Wednesday 26th June,” says Anne Bull, LACA Chair.

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Industry
29/05/2013 10:05

Everyone from chefs and caterers to farmers and growers are being invited to sign up to explore Britain’s ‘outdoor larder’ at the second Universal Cookery & Food Festival.

Registration is now open for the inspirational event on September 4th at Warbrook House in Hook, Hampshire, with...

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LACA
22/05/2013 10:05

LACA has commented on the launch of the London Health Board, a partnership between local government, the NHS and the Mayor of London, which held its first meeting on Monday, May 20th.

“LACA welcomes the commitment by the Mayor of London Boris Johnson to place significant focus on...

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LACA
17/05/2013 15:05

LACA Chair Anne Bull has responded to Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution Day, which has been held today and is aimed at getting people 'better connected with their food'.

She said: “Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution Day today provides an opportunity to showcase the important role which healthy...

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LACA
17/05/2013 15:05

LACA has issued a statement in response to a report by the British Medical Association's (BMA) Board of Science into ensuring UK children grow up to be healthy adults.

The response reads: “LACA has always supported the vital role which school food plays in a child’s daily diet and...

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LACA
16/05/2013 16:05

LACA has issued a statement following a story carried on the BBC website highlighting a campaign to deliver breakfasts to children now that the examination season has begun.

The charity Magic Breakfast is providing 10,000 free breakfasts this week to schools in cities and towns including...

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LACA
16/05/2013 12:05

Corinne Du Preez, the 2013 South East Finalist, has taken the title of LACA School Chef of the Year 2013. She was voted Britain’s No 1 school chef by a panel of judges at the National Final held at the Foodservices Wing, Defence Logistics School, Worthy Down, Hampshire last night.

The...

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LACA
14/05/2013 10:05

LACA has responded to a University of Essex study which is being presented to the European Congress on Obesity that warns our 'obsession' with obesity may mean the extent of underfeeding among UK children is being overlooked.

The statement reads: “Today’s study by the University of Essex...

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Industry
14/05/2013 08:05

As well as the installation of these cafés, the company has also opened three new external food huts in All Saints, St Paul’s, and St Thomas Aquinas secondary schools.

Glaswegian comedian Des Clarke was joined by pupils from Springburn Academy to officially launch Café Mezz by cutting the red ribbon in the facility.

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