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Nisa truck lorry delivery rates high record

Nisa departures creating a symbol sector vacuum

13 Sep 2014 | By Beth Brooks

Senior management changes are always unsettling (think Tesco and Man Utd)…

heck pork and apple

Alex Polizzi: The Fixer's Heck patch-up was must-see TV

12 Sep 2014 | By James Halliwell

In 1999, Debbie and Andrew Keeble took out a £15,000 loan to buy a new car, but decided to make sausages instead…

Jamie Oliver

Jamie Oliver's Comfort Food? More like deep down dirty food

06 Sep 2014 | By James Halliwell

What in God’s name has happened to Jamie Oliver? On Jamie’s Comfort Food (C4, 9pm, 1 Sept) he repented of his sins…

PG tips

Why PG Tips is the embarrassing embodiment of Tesco's troubles

06 Sep 2014

Dear Dave, I am a box of PG Tips and, in your first week in the job, I embody what’s gone wrong at Tesco…

Tesco Trowbridge

Tesco gets in on #royalbaby news with classy offer

13 Sep 2014

As soon as the deeply thrilling news that a man had made a lady pregnant hit on Monday, Tesco was on it…


Fungi Bungay FC plan helps non-league side win

13 Sep 2014

Footy fans happily cough up the cash for Premier League action…

Beer Glasses world record

Glass class for beer-bearing German hero Struempfl

13 Sep 2014

Congratulations to Oliver Struempfl, who has claimed a world record – for carrying beer glasses…


What are the prospects for the UK's new food crime unit?

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Chris Elliott

The term 'food crime' needs to be used with care

13 Sep 2014

We welcome the Elliott Review and the acceptance of its recommendations by the government…

Chris Elliott, of Queen's University, Belfast

Elliott Review must be followed by new alliances

13 Sep 2014

The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health welcomes the recommendations of the Elliott Review…

Horse shaped meat

Retailers must visit sites

13 Sep 2014

Scandals such as Horsegate and prawn farming slavery have highlighted that it is easy to bypass checks…



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