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LACA
12/03/2013 17:03

LACA chair Anne Bull is to speak at a one-day event called The New School Food Plan: Healthy Children, Healthy Minds which takes place at The Royal Society for Medicine in London on March 21st

The one-day forum, which runs from 9am until 4.10pm will also be addressed by former LACA chair...

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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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LACA
11/03/2013 11:03

International School Meals Day was a success when it was organised for the first time last week and celebrated in the UK, America and across Europe in a bid to make people aware of the need for children globally to be served at least one healthy meal a day.

Plans for the day arose after a...

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LACA
11/03/2013 11:03

New analysis by the Children’s Society has revealed what it says are huge numbers of children in poverty throughout the country who are missing out on free school meals.

Chief executive Matthew Reed said: “Our new analysis reveals a stark picture for children living in poverty across...

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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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LACA
07/03/2013 17:03

LACA (formerly Local Authority Caterers Association) will be hosting a Seminar to officially mark the first International School Meals Day², a new initiative being held simultaneously in countries across the globe, on Friday March 8.

The LACA Seminar which takes place at Manchester Town...

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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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