A Somerset gangmaster who ignored repeated warnings and acted “above the law” has been ordered to pay more than £4,000, after admitting to supplying workers to a fish processing plant without the necessary gangmaster licence.
Food manufacturers are being encouraged to check the credentials of hired migrant labour after the Salvation Army reported a five-fold increase in the number of slavery victims it had helped in England and Wales since 2012.
A woman who has demanded a lifetime supply of Kit Kats after purchasing a defective multipack of the biscuits was unlikely to succeed despite claiming monetary and emotional distress, according to a legal expert.
A student has threatened legal action unless Nestlé provides her with a lifetime supply of her favourite chocolate bar Kit Kat, after she purchased a multipack in which none of the bars contained a wafer biscuit.
Sainsbury boss Mike Coupe’s appeal hearing in an Egyptian court against his two-year jail sentence has been postponed until Thursday May 21, as the retailer revealed its first loss in a decade in full-year results posted today (May 6).
Sainsbury’s former boss Justin King now faces the threat of imprisonment in an Egyptian jail, after it emerged earlier this week that current chief executive Mike Coupe was sentenced to two years’ in prison for an embezzlement conviction.
“The biggest overhaul of food labelling for over 25 years,” is how Premier Foods summarises the implications of the EU’s new Food Information to Consumers Regulation – due to be enforced on December 13 2014.