Cost-cutting by food and drink manufacturers has sparked a rise in product recalls over the past six years, as the number of foods recalled for being contaminated with foreign bodies has more than tripled, claimed insurance broker Lockton.
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The adoption of a minimum unit price (MUP) for alcohol in Scotland is unlikely to be replicated in England under the current government – but Wales and Northern Ireland are expected to follow suit – a leading academic behind the research into its effectiveness...
The UK is seeking a reduced post-Brexit transition period of nine to 10 months for fisheries ending in January 2020 when it hopes to adopt the status of Independent Coastal State in law to protect the UK fishing industry.
The acquisitions of sports nutrition firm Grenade and cereal brand Weetabix were two of the top five food and drink deals of 2017, featured in this photogallery, according to market analyst Catalyst Corporate Finance.