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The rise of the modern day baker

WE’RE IN THE MIDST midst of a baking resurgence with homemade marvels whetting our appetites everywhere we turn. From bragging rights on social media to the mass of cooking shows battling it out on the box, it would appear that dusting ...

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Brexit threatens UK food stability

BREXIT WAS always going to be a gamble – and now problems are emerging. One area of concern is the UK food industry. Always reliant on migrant labour, it now faces a major labour shortage which could see widespread bankruptcies ...

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Toxic eggs: crisis deepens

AFTER A FEW days of trying to reassure the public that there is no risk to health, the authorities are having to wake up to the fact that the toxic egg crisis is out of control – with many questions ...

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FSA admits: UK did get toxic eggs

THE UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) has admitted that toxic eggs did reach the UK earlier this year. They claim that the risk to the public is very low. Fears about infected eggs occurred recently when supplies of eggs coming ...

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AFRA winners take centre stage

AUGUST BEGAN with a colourful splash as top practitioners from across the food scene stepped forward to collect their first ever Asian Food and Restaurant (AFRA) awards during a glittering gala night at London’s Montcalm Hotel. South Asians made a ...

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Manorfield School scoops tasty award

PUPILS AT Manorfield primary school in Tower Hamlets launched their edible playground last week. No – they’re not down on their knees gnawing at the tarmac. The pupils are growing fruit and veg – and scoffing it when it’s ready for ...

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City Farm tackles eco-questions

Stepney City Farm is hosting a day of creative, informative, practical and exploratory workshops about community food and food politics on 31st July which features talks on two key eco issues of the day. The day is a collaboration between ...

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