New British Food Unit: DEFRA is to set up a new unit to support the UK food industry in export markets.View > FDF>

New guidance for using the term 'butter' in fat spreads: The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) today published a guidance note on "The Use of the Term ‘Butter’ in the Labelling and Advertising of Fat Spreads" to aid in the compliance by the food industry with relevant food law. View >

EU protected name status: DEFRA has published a list of current UK applications and also the agreed Protected Designation of Origin for Cornish clotted cream.  View > View >

CMA reminds councils and business of guidance on alcohol schemes: The CMA is reminding local authorities that schemes aimed at reducing consumption of high-strength alcohol must not breach competition law. View >

New Health Matters resource: Public Health England have published guidance information on tackling harmful drinking and alcohol addicition. 

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MP’s debate need for childhood obeseity strategy:Sustain highlight parliamentary debate. View >

Additional resources to tackle rogue landlords: The Department for Communities and Local Government has issued new enforcement powers and allocated £5m to assist local authorities in enforcing property rental law. 

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Business criticise Migration Committee proposals:IOD and BCC have criticised proposals by the Migration Advisory Committee to make it more difficult and costly to bring workers from overseas. 

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