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The Government's immigration strategy threatens to cut access to labour, warned the FDF

New immigration rules threaten food labour

By James Ridler

New immigration controls proposed by the Government to encourage the flow of skilled workers into the country threaten to hike up hiring prices and cut access to labour, according to members of the food and drink industry.

The Government is planning ‘realistic but ambitious goals’ to achieve further salt reduction

‘Mixed progress’ on salt reduction targets: PHE

By Noli Dinkovski

The food industry has achieved “mixed progress” in meeting the latest Government salt reduction targets, according to Public Health England’s (PHE’s) first assessment since the introduction of voluntary targets in 2006.

Sainsbury's and Asda may have underestimated the enormity of the investigation into their proposed merger

Sainsbury’s and Asda succeed in extending merger timetable

By Rod Addy

Sainsbury’s and Asda have won their appeal against the Competition and Markets Authority’s (CMA’s) timeline to respond to submitted evidence on their proposed merger, securing a further 11 days over Christmas to reply.

Melachrino: ‘Minimising contamination and trip hazards, together with using a good slip-resistant floor, is key’

Opinion

Addressing slip and trip hazards in the workplace

By Andy Melachrino

Andy Melachrino, chair of the Food and Drink Industries Group at the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH), addresses the need for manufacturers to minimise contamination and trip hazards in their workplaces.

The British Soft Drinks Association said it was committed to supporting the responsible sale of energy drinks

Not enough evidence for energy drink ban: committee

By Noli Dinkovski

A ban on the sale of energy drinks to children could be justified on “societal concerns”, but not on statistical evidence alone, according to a Parliamentary Committee report.

Business urged to review revised workplace exposure limits for 31 chemical substances might impact their organisation and employees

Warning on substance limits change issued

By Aidan Fortune

Testing, inspection and certification provider Bureau Veritas has urged employers to carefully consider how the recent introduction of new and revised workplace exposure limits (WELs) for 31 chemical substances might impact their organisation and employees.

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