The Government avoided saying “don’t panic” as the coronavirus pandemic sparked consumer stockpiling of food, according to George Eustice, secretary of state at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA).
The employees tested positive from the 1,400 strong workforce at the factory in the Beaumont Leys area of the city. It followed cases at a number of other food processors in the area, which have reported clusters of COVID-19 at their sites.
The food supply chain may take time to adjust to the reopening of the hospitality sector, Kate Nicholls
UKHospitality chief executive has told the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) Select Committee.
Food and drink suppliers have been granted more power at the negotiating table after seven years of successful regulation in the groceries sector, according to the exiting Groceries Code Adjudicator (GCA).