Archive for the 'food' Category

Stowe school porter cleared of poisoning soup – BBC News

“A kitchen porter at a public school in Buckinghamshire has been cleared of pouring drain cleaner into pupils’ soup.”

Full story

BBC News, 6th April 2011

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Finanzamt Burgdorf v Bog; CinemaxX Entertainment GmbH & Co KG v Finanzamt; Hamburg-Barmbek-Uhlenhorst; Lohmeyer v Finanzamt Minden; Fleischerei Nier GmbH & Co KG v Finanzamt Detmold – WLR Daily

Finanzamt Burgdorf v Bog; CinemaxX Entertainment GmbH & Co KG v Finanzamt; Hamburg-Barmbek-Uhlenhorst; Lohmeyer v Finanzamt Minden; Fleischerei Nier GmbH & Co KG v Finanzamt Detmold (Joined Cases C‑497/09, C‑499/09, C‑501/09 and C‑502/09); [2011] WLR (D) 87

“The supply of food or meals freshly prepared for immediate consumption from snack stalls or mobile snack bars or in cinema foyers was a supply of goods within the meaning of article 5 of Council Directive 77/388/EEC, as amended by Council Directive 92/111/EEC, if a qualitative examination of the entire transaction showed that the elements of supply of services preceding and accompanying the supply of the food were not predominant.”

WLR Daily, 10th March 2011

Source: www.iclr.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

Clampdown on migrant chefs could force takeaways to shut up shop – The Guardian

“The future of those traditional staples of British cuisine, Indian and Chinese takeaways, have been thrown into doubt by new Home Office restrictions on the overseas recruitment of skilled migrants. The immigration minister, Damian Green, has decided to halt the recruitment from overseas of migrant chefs from outside Europe to work in any establishment that provides a takeaway service.”

Full story

The Guardian, 13th March 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Cornish pasty wins protected status from European commission – The Guardian

“The Cornish pasty has become a protected food following a long campaign to prevent it being copied by imitators.”

Full story

The Guardian, 22nd February 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Sainsbury’s taken to court over excess packaging – Daily Telegraph

“Sainsbury’s is to be taken to court for using too much packaging, the first time that a major retailer has been prosecuted under obscure environmental laws.”

Full story

Daily Telegraph, 16th September 2010

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Compass sues NHS trust for £2.3m in row over out-of-date ketchup – Daily Telegraph

“Compass has filed a £2.3m lawsuit against an NHS trust amid claims the catering group faced ‘grossly exaggerated’ penalties for minor contract failures including holding a fire door open with a spoon and supplying out-of-date tomato ketchup.”

Full story

Daily Telegraph, 2nd September 2010

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Food Standards Agency to be abolished by health secretary – The Guardian

“The Food Standards Agency is to be abolished by Andrew Lansley, the health secretary, it emerged last night, after the watchdog fought a running battle with industry over the introduction of colour-coded ‘traffic light’ warnings for groceries, TV dinners and snacks.”

Full story

The Guardian, 12th July 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk


December 2017
M T W T F S S
« May    
 123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031

Categories