Category Archives: Food

Is it Time For Genetically Modified Food?

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An Essex farmer named Jim Dutton who was at the centre of the genetically modified controversy over 10 years ago is now welcoming the government with open arms to the idea quoting that genetically modified food has been long overdue.

Proposed acquisition by Sainsbury’s of 171 Somerfield stores referred to the Competition Commission

The proposed acquisition by Sainsbury’s of 171 Somerfield stores referred to the Competition Commission

On the 30 July 2003 the proposed acquisition by J Sainsbury of 171 Somerfield Stores from the “Springwater” Bidding Group was referred to the Competition Commission by the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, Patricia Hewitt. Her decision was made in accordance with advice from the Office of Fair Trading (OFT).

FARMERS AND THE SUPERMARKET CODE OF PRACTICE

The Code of Practice was introduced following the recommendation of the Competition Commission, whose investigation into the supermarkets found evidence that the biggest supermarkets (Asda, Safeway, Sainsbury, Somerfield and Tesco) adversely affected the competitiveness of some of their suppliers.

Fast food restaurants to be closed near schools

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Fast Food restaurants such as kebab shops will not be allowed to set up their business within 400 M of a primary school or secondary school and colleges in the area of Lancashire.