Kerry McCarthy

  • Foodservice Footprint Unknown-32 Political Print: Food’s off the table at the Labour conference Political Print  Sue HAyman Rachel Maskell news-email Naomi Klein Michael Gove Labour Party Conference Kerry McCarthy JOhn McDonnell Jeremy Corbyn Groceries Code Adjudicator DEFRA

    Political Print: Food’s off the table at the Labour conference

    Hopes of the party promoting a bold new vision were dashed with the shadow DEFRA secretary sidelined in Brighton this week. By Nick Hughes. It’s party conference season, hence it’s time for the Print to snap out of its summer… Read More

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    Food waste bill to get second reading

    A food waste bill that could require large supermarkets, manufacturers and distributors to reduce their food waste by no less than 30% by 2025 will get its second reading in parliament this Friday (5th Feb 2016). The proposed bill also… Read More

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    The Political Print: An Open Letter to Labour

      Dear Labour,   Long time no speak.   First, you must forgive us for spending several of these columns since the election dissecting the Conservative Party’s policies. We hope you’ll understand – they are in government, after all.  … Read More

  • M&S’s new food redistribution scheme

    MARKS & SPENCER has launched a nationwide surplus food redistribution scheme that will connect all its stores with local food charities and help the retailer meet its Plan A target of reducing food waste by 20% by 2020. Pressure has… Read More

  • News review

    More Scottish food please, Bidvest sustainability update, Hospitality delivers 10% of GDP, Keep big portions out of reach, Tea certification failures….                     NFUS challenges foodservice   Scotland’s farming union will approach foodservice and catering companies… Read More

  • Maximising the opportunity with foodbanks

    BIG RETAILERS have been battered by the storm over food waste. Distributing surplus stocks to food banks can tackle the crisis and make a huge difference to the UK’s poorest. By Carrie Lorton and Adam Read. The House of Lords… Read More