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Scottish food safety body gets to work

A new Scottish independent regulatory body has launched to tackle food safety, diet and nutrition north of the border. 

Dundee cake
PGI status ruling for Dundee cake is imminent

Those behind a campaign for Dundee cake to become a geographically protected product will soon find out whether they have been successful. 

WC Rowe
WC Rowe is largest baker to commit to the living wage

Cornish baker WC Rowe has become the third and largest baker to commit to paying the living wage. 

Checkout chocolate
Nutritionist calls for ban on ‘unhealthy’ foods at checkouts

A nutritionist has likened the sales of sweets, chocolate and crisps at store checkouts to those of cigarettes and has called for a ban. 

The 2015 budget: what you need to know

The Chancellor has revealed his sixth, and final, budget of this Parliament- and declares that Britain is “walking tall”. 

Morrisons sees profits plummet

Morrisons has posted its worst results in eight years, as it revealed a profit loss of £792m before tax after taking account of a £1.3bn write down in the value of its supermarkets. 

Sugar trade questions WHO recommendations

The sugar industry has hit back at the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) sugar recommendations - calling a review on the scientific evidence behind the guidelines.

WHO comes under fire for stance on sugar

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has been criticised for maintaining its draft guidelines on sugar, following a year-long consultation around the issue.

Morrisons appoints new chief executive

David Potts, the former boss of Tesco in Ireland and Asia, has been appointed as the new chief executive of Morrisons.

Sandwich firm on minimum wage shaming list

A sandwich firm is among 70 firms named and shamed by the government, which have failed to pay the minimum wage.

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