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‘Gay cake’ legal row going to Court of Human Rights

A customer whose request for a cake supporting gay marriage was refused is taking his case to the European Court of Human Rights.

Minimum salary thresholds for migrants to be reviewed

Post-Brexit immigration plans that sparked fears of a further shortage of low-skilled staff are to be reviewed following intervention by home secretary Sajid Javid.

Natasha’s Law: reactions to new labelling legislation

Environment Secretary Michael Gove has announced the introduction of a new law that makes full ingredient labelling mandatory on all pre-packed food.

Full ingredients labelling to be required under new law

Hospitality trade groups have hit out at a new law that will make full ingredients labelling on all pre-packaged foods mandatory.

Bakeries targeted in new HSE dust inspection drive

Bakeries are among businesses to be targeted in a new crackdown on dust control by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

Mademoiselle Desserts is fined £36k for mixer injury

Mademoiselle Desserts Corby Limited has been fined £36,000 after a worker’s foot was broken by a mixer.

Government seeks views on mandatory fortification of flour with folic acid

The UK government has launched a consultation on its proposal to make the fortification of flour with folic acid mandatory.

FDF publishes updated gluten labelling guidance

The Food & Drink Federation (FDF) has published updated guidance for food business operators on how to label foods that contain gluten.

RGF fined £450k for Stock Exchange rule break

Renshaw and Brighter Foods owner Real Good Food has been fined £450,000 for breaching Alternative Investment Market (AIM) rules two years ago.

Fine Lady ordered to pay £180k for water offences

Fine Lady Bakeries has been ordered to pay more than £180,000 after waste material from the business entered the local sewer network.