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UK food industry faces labour shortfall as Brexit fallout gathers pace

Food manufacturing faces being squeezed by the twin challenges of a potential labour shortage as the supply of EU migrants is reduced or even dries up after Brexit. ©iStock/Bank215

UK food manufacturers faces a shortage in labour skills and manpower fuelled by Brexit and low numbers of young people choosing the sector as a career, say food policy experts.

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A lack of political will is stalling action on obesity: McKinsey report author

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Clash of the Seitans: Lobbies locked in plant-based stalemate but near EU definition of vegetarian

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FoodDrinkEurope calls for industry action on better nutrition

Even the most technologically possible GHG reductions of 32% are outpaced by an increasing demand for meat, the study said. ©iStock/marilyna

Meat-analogue switch could meet greenhouse gas targets, study suggests

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Do consumers really care about the ethical considerations of fishing?

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MEPs water down rules on junk food advertising to kids

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Germany in crucial data drive to understand radioactivity risk in food

Teaspoon visualizations of sugar will do more for public health than calorie labels, says FMCG Strategic Alliance consultant. ©iStock/Wittayayut

The right dose: Are confectionery players misreading the sugar obesity debate?

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One in three adolescents is obese, say WHO

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