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  • Foodservice Footprint Unknown-17 Andrea Leadsom's post-Brexit vision for UK food and farming is clear as mud Out of Home News Analysis Political Print  Progressive Farmers Scheme Oxford Farming Conference news-email McDonalds DEFRA Andrea Leadsom

    Andrea Leadsom’s post-Brexit vision for UK food and farming is clear as mud

    Listening to Andrea Leadsom address the Oxford Farming Conference on Monday, it was hard not to feel a degree of sympathy for the Defra Secretary of State. It wasn’t just the unfortunate opening observation that farming had been around “as… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint Unknown-3-e1528993281438 Costa praised for new recycling ‘racks’ Foodservice News and Information Out of Home sector news  Whitbread Starbucks recycling Paper Cups news-email McDonalds Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall Friends of the Earth Costa

    Costa praised for new recycling ‘racks’

    Costa has won praise from campaigners for committing to a nationwide recycling scheme for takeaway cups. Friends of the Earth said Costa’s pledge to recycle coffee cups across its 2,000 UK stores, equating to 30m cups a year, was a… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint F41-p5a-A Fast food giants targeted over antibiotic use Foodservice News and Information Out of Home sector news  World Antibiotics Awareness Week Subway RUMA news-email McDonalds KFC DEFRA AHDB

    Fast food giants targeted over antibiotic use

    Campaigners have marked World Antibiotics Awareness Week by calling on KFC, Subway and McDonald’s to end the routine use of antibiotics in their livestock supply chains. The group, which includes Consumers International, ShareAction and The Alliance to Save our Antibiotics,… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint WWF-HI_112862 McDonald’s and Sodexo “carrying” the sector when it comes to sustainable palm oil Out of Home News Analysis  Sdeoxo news-email McDonalds Compass

    McDonald’s and Sodexo “carrying” the sector when it comes to sustainable palm oil

    WWF has criticised foodservice companies for failing to source more sustainable palm oil. The 2016 Palm Oil Scorecard, published this week, show the sector is “notably lagging behind” retail and manufacturing. “While we see some very good performers in this… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint IMG_3362 Cage-free commitments heap pressure on caterers Foodservice News and Information Out of Home sector news  Tesco Subway Spar Sodexo Pret Premier news-email Morrisons McDonalds Londis Lidl Iceland Dr Tracey Jones Compassion in World Farming Budgens Booker ASDA Aldi

    Cage-free commitments heap pressure on caterers

    A flurry of retailer commitments to source cage-free eggs represents a seismic shift for the sector and puts pressure on foodservice operators to follow suit, according to Compassion in World Farming. Major UK supermarkets and convenience chains including Tesco, Aldi,… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint Unknown Big players sign up to paper cup manifesto Foodservice News and Information Out of Home sector news  Starbucks Sodexo Paper Cup Recovery and Recycling Group news-email Nestlé McDonalds Martin Kersh FPA Foodservice Packaging Association Costa Compass

    Big players sign up to paper cup manifesto

    More than 45 companies, including major fast food chains and contract caterers, have signed a manifesto to increase the collection and recycling of paper cups. The issue was brought to the public’s attention in March 2016 through Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s War… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint Chickens Foodservice wins praise for welfare commitments Foodservice News and Information Out of Home sector news  news-email Mitchells & Butlers McDonalds Greene King Compassion in World Farming

    Foodservice wins praise for welfare commitments

    The issue of farm animal welfare may have reached a significant tipping point after the number of foodservice businesses achieving a Compassion in World Farming Good Farm Animal Welfare Award doubled in the past year. The awards recognise the work… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint Pig-injection Review calls for curb in drugs fed to livestock Foodservice News and Information Out of Home sector news  Subway news-email McDonalds antibiotics

    Review calls for curb in drugs fed to livestock

    The unnecessary use of antibiotics in agriculture must be reduced to stop the spread of drug-resistant infections, a government-commissioned review has concluded. Curbs on the use of drugs in livestock production, in particular for preventative reasons, was one of ten… Read More

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    McDonald’s customers experience supply chain reality

    McDonald’s is ramping up its focus on the provenance of its produce by launching a new nationwide campaign to champion British and Irish farming. The ‘Follow our Foodsteps’ experience uses cutting edge virtual reality technology and 360° video to tell… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint Pig-injection Investors warn of antibiotic risks Foodservice News and Information Out of Home sector news  Subway Strathclyde Pension Fund news-email McDonalds JD Wetherspoon Coller Capital Burger King Aviva Investors antibiotics

    Investors warn of antibiotic risks

    Leading food and restaurants brands have been urged to reduce the level of antibiotic use in their meat supply chains or risk seeing their market valuation suffer. Financiers including Aviva Investors, Strathclyde Pension Fund and Coller Capital called on brands… Read More