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FSA campylobacter move is regulatory capture, says Tim Lang Subscription

01 Aug 2014 | By Tim Lang

Back in 1955, the US academic Marver Bernstein coined the phrase ‘regulatory capture’ to describe how regulatory bodies can become subservient to the industry they’re set up to regulate.

Raw Chicken

FSA must lead the way on campylobacter: Which Subscription

01 Aug 2014 | By Sue Davies

Last week, the FSA board backtracked on plans to publish quarterly results for campylobacter in supermarket chickens…

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FSA CEO Catherine Brown urges industry to act on campylobacter Subscription

01 Aug 2014 | By Catherine Brown

I have been wondering how long it would take the media and consumers to wake up to campylobacter

Ranjit Singh

Ranjit Singh: 2 Sisters is leading the war on campylobacter Subscription

01 Aug 2014 | By Ranjit Singh

There’s an old saying that goes: “Don’t let the facts get in the way of a good story.” There was never a more appropriate turn of phrase to use when you look at the recent press coverage on campylobacter.

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Sainsbury's thinks bike with new HGV Subscription

31 Jul 2014 | Updated: 01 Aug 2014 | By Sara Spary

Sainsbury’s new HGV is aiming to make city streets safer for cyclists. Is it a step in the right direction?

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Online shoppers with a sweet tooth Video

31 Jul 2014 | By Rob Brown

We’re buying more confectionery online - a stat we reveal in the first of a new series of digital reports.

Chicken

FSA U-turn is a Pyrrhic victory for industry

24 Jul 2014 | Updated: 25 Jul 2014 | By Julia Glotz

The poultry industry has successfully lobbied the FSA into U-turning on plans to ‘name and shame’ companies in its campylobacter survey, but it shouldn’t rejoice.

Focus On Hot Beverages

More tea, pharaoh?

23 Jul 2014 | Updated: 24 Jul 2014 | By Jon Yeomans

Pyramid tea bags are better than round, we learnt this week.

Dave Lewis

The new man in the Tesco hot seat

22 Jul 2014 | Updated: 23 Jul 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

Much has been made of incoming Tesco CEO Dave Lewis’ lack of retail knowledge – but you don’t spend 27 years at Unilever without picking up a thing or two about retail.

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Convenience is more than just c-stores in multichannel age Subscription

11 Jul 2014 | By Julian Highley

Brands and retailers must collaborate on mission-based layouts in an increasingly multichannel convenience arena…

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Front-line staff are precious assets Subscription

21 Jun 2014 | By Rob Collins

Next week BBC2 airs its new documentary Shopgirls, charting the rise of women in retail…

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Why Coke is launching Coca-Cola Life

14 Jun 2014 | By Nick Canney

An increasingly technologically driven world has resulted in some of the biggest shifts in fmcg ever…

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FSA CEO Catherine Brown urges industry to act on campylobacter Subscription

01 Aug 2014 | By Catherine Brown

I have been wondering how long it would take the media and consumers to wake up to campylobacter

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McColl's Plus scheme points a new way to loyalty Subscription

25 Jul 2014 | By Steve Grout

A loyalty programme can play an important role in driving frequency of visits, provided it offers shoppers clear benefits…

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Acid Test relaunched with Fast Foodfax consumer feedback

11 Jul 2014 | By Paul Beresford

This week marks the return of Acid Test, The Grocer’s weekly product testing feature, and it couldn’t come at a better tim…

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The Guardian's food PR war rages as K forgets her fish story

26 Jul 2014 | By Titania Touché

By rights, I should be a Stella Cidre/Baileys/Whyte & Mackay sort of a girl…

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