Food and Agri Update Friday 17 March
Food & Agri Update Friday 17 March - Happy St Patrick's Day! A look at the Budget and how it affects food and hospitality in particular, especially re energy and alcohol. Food statistics published: What are the 10 key concerns of consumers? ASA looks at health claims in flu season and claims that imply preventing, curing or treating disease. Industry demands clarity on precautionary labelling #PAL after the coroner's report into Celia Marsh #allergens. Easter egg recall for allergens not translated and an update on Project Hawk the National Crime Unit's investigation into beef sold as 'Best of British' and nothing of the sort. This underlines the premium of origin labelling. Finally, what's happening in the CBD and novel foods sector?