The accusations were made after undercover investigation by Channel 4 News

Migrant workers ‘abused’ at apple packing plant

By Alice Foster

Migrant workers, mainly from Romania, endure high-pressure work conditions and stay in “appalling” accommodation at an apple packing plant in Kent, Channel 4 News has claimed.

One Scottish firm has been fined £2,000 for supplying staff to a potato processing and packaging plant without a gangmaster’s licence

Six charged in unlicensed food workers case

By Rod Addy

The Gangmasters Licensing Authority (GLA) has assisted in the prosecution of six people believed to be involved in human trafficking to supply flower packing and meat processing workers.

A review of the Gangmasters Licensing Authority could help to cut red tape

Food manufacturers back gangmasters review

By Freddie Dawson

A review of the Gangmasters Licensing Authority (GLA), which polices firms supplying temporary labour, has been welcomed by the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) as a way of cutting red tape for food manufacturers.

The use of migrant wotkers is policed by the GLA

Food industry could be hit by GLA budget cuts

By Rod Addy

The policing of food industry employment standards could suffer if the Gangmasters Licensing Authority's (GLA's) remit widens while its budget is cut, as is feared.


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