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independent.co.uk - Alexander Britton - Food industry at crisis point and shortages possible, says Ranjit Singh Boparan
Food industry at crisis point and shortages possible, says Ranjit Singh Boparan
The Independent

Please enter a valid email address Please enter a valid email address I would like to be emailed about offers, events and updates from The Independent. Read our privacy notice The founder and owner of one of the country's largest food producers…

bbc.co.uk - Food workers to be exempt from Covid isolation - BBC News
Food workers to be exempt from Covid isolation - BBC News
BBC

Other sectors to be allowed to deploy daily Covid testing for workers include: transport, emergency services, border control, energy, digital infrastructure, waste, the water industry, essential defence outputs and local government.

independent.co.uk - Adam Forrest - Covid testing scheme will allow 'pinged' food industry workers avoid isolation
Covid testing scheme will allow 'pinged' food industry workers avoid isolation
The Independent

Please enter a valid email address Please enter a valid email address I would like to be emailed about offers, events and updates from The Independent. Read our privacy notice Boris Johnson 's government has announced a new testing scheme for food…

techcrunch.com - Manish Singh - Food delivery firm Zomato surges 65% in key India debut
Food delivery firm Zomato surges 65% in key India debut
TechCrunch

Image Credits: Ashish Vaishnav / SOPA Images / LightRocket / Getty Images Shares in Zomato, a Gurgaon-based food delivery company and first of India's consumer tech startups to go public, closed up 64.7% in its debut day of trading in Mumbai…

bloomberg.com - Mike Dorning - Biden Agriculture Chief Predicts Moderation in Food Inflation
Biden Agriculture Chief Predicts Moderation in Food Inflation
Bloomberg

Vilsack says supply and demand will begin to even out Secretary expects action soon on agricultural competition Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack predicted the jump in U.S. food prices in June will quickly moderate despite rising concern about…

reuters.com - Raul Cortes - Mexico preparing shipment of food, medicine for Cuba - Mexican official
Mexico preparing shipment of food, medicine for Cuba - Mexican official
Reuters

MEXICO CITY, July 22 (Reuters) - Mexico's Navy in the port city of Veracruz was loading food and medicines onto a ship bound for protest-hit Cuba, the Veracruz mayor's office said on Thursday, in what appeared to be a show of support for the…

dailymail.co.uk - Martin Robinson - Food industry at crisis point and shortages possible in pingdemic
Food industry at crisis point and shortages possible in pingdemic
Mail Online

Britain's 'Chicken King' warns of worst food shortages for 75 years because of Covid, 'pingdemic' and Brexit Updated guidance said 'limited number of named workers' could leave self-isolation 'under specific controls Officials will 'agree roles and…

bloomberg.com - Joe Mayes - Food Companies Slam 'Pingdemic' Chaos, Say U.K. Shortages Inevitable
Food Companies Slam 'Pingdemic' Chaos, Say U.K. Shortages Inevitable
Bloomberg

Government criticized over rules on self-isolation in pandemic ‘Chicken King' Boparan warns of worst supply gaps in 75 years Boris Johnson's government faces a backlash from Britain's food industry over coronavirus isolation rules, amid…

standard.co.uk - Catherine Wylie - Covid-19 testing rolled out to support food industry
Covid-19 testing rolled out to support food industry
Evening Standard

T he food industry will be prioritised as part of new targeted coronavirus testing for certain workplaces. Daily testing will be rolled out to critical workplaces in the food supply chain to free up contacts who would otherwise be self-isolating.

standard.co.uk - Alexander Britton - Food industry at crisis point and shortages possible, says Ranjit Singh Boparan
Food industry at crisis point and shortages possible, says Ranjit Singh Boparan
Evening Standard

T he founder and owner of one of the country's largest food producers said the industry is at “crisis point”. Ranjit Singh Boparan, of the 2 Sisters Food Group, said the pingdemic was “masking” other issues, including…

reuters.com - UK to launch daily COVID tests in food sector to tackle 'pingdemic
UK to launch daily COVID tests in food sector to tackle 'pingdemic
Reuters

LONDON, July 22 (Reuters) - Daily contact testing will be rolled out to workplaces in Britain's food sector so staff who have been 'pinged' by the COVID-19 app can keep working if they test negative rather than isolating, the government said on…

pbs.org - Five Tips for Farmers' Market Shopping | PBS Food
Five Tips for Farmers' Market Shopping | PBS Food
PBS.org

There are farmers markets located across the country, providing fresh, locally grown food to customers. Not only are they full of delicious goods but they are also great for local communities, as they embrace farm-to-table practices and create an…

mirror.co.uk - Aletha Adu - Covid testing rolled out for food industry workers as 'pingdemic' strips shelves
Covid testing rolled out for food industry workers as 'pingdemic' strips shelves
mirror

Mass coronavirus testing has been rolled out for food industry workers as the 'pingdemic' continues to strip supermarket shelves. Workers who would have been self-isolating will be able to take daily tests under the new schemes to reduce staff…

telegraph.co.uk - Jack Hardy - Fast-food row at National Trust estate
Fast-food row at National Trust estate
The Telegraph

Unlock unlimited access to telegraph.co.uk, plus the latest news updates and daily newspaper in our app. Cancel anytime. A National Trust estate has become embroiled in a fast-food row after writing to all takeaways in a nearby town urging them to…

motherjones.com - Tom Philpott - For every $1 we spend on food, we rack up $2 in public-health and environmental damage
For every $1 we spend on food, we rack up $2 in public-health and environmental damage
Mother Jones

Fight disinformation. Get a daily recap of the facts that matter. Sign up for the free Mother Jones newsletter. For about $7—less than an hour's minimum wage—McDonald's will dish up 1080 calories in the form of a Big Mac, some fries…

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