Coca-Cola, Nestlé, Unilever and PepsiCo are responsible for half a million tonnes of plastic pollution burnt or dumped in just six developing countries, according to a report from non-governmental organisation Tearfund.
The British Meat Processors Association (BMPA) has warned that unless retailers reinstate their full range of meat products, there will be an abundance of other cuts leading to falling prices for producers.
The Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority (GLAA) has introduced a temporary licensing scheme for up to three months to ensure food supply is able to run as smoothly as possible during the Coronavirus outbreak.
Unite, the union, has called on the Government to implement mandatory two-metre social distancing in the food processing industry but DEFRA advice confirms social distancing must be implemented if 'reasonably possible.'
Logistics and temperature controlled storage provider Abbey Logistics has pledged to reward its frontline staff with a recognition payment at the end of the year for their commitment during the coronavirus pandemic.