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British Retail Consortium

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Retailers welcome the findings of the Elliott Review into the horsemeat incident

Retailers welcome the Elliott Review into the integrity and assurance of food supply networks, commissioned by the Departments of Health, and Environment, Food and Rural Affairs following the horsemeat incident. FULL STORY...

BRC: Alcohol price plans will penalise customers

Controls on alcohol prices and promotions will not address the causes of irresponsible drinking but they do set a dangerous precedent for Government interference in markets in the future, says the BRCFULL STORY...

Milk Wars: Does the BRC have a point?

The dairy industry is striking back at what it sees as unfair treatment by the supermarkets (three in particular). But those who don't read the fine print may want to pay heed to some of the soundbites coming out in defence of the retailers. Read our summary and decide for yourself.FULL STORY...

Milk prices: Supermarkets are 'wrong targets' says BRC

As hundreds of farmers blockade dairy plants in anger at retail prices for their milk, the food sector finds itself divided between industry figures such as Jamie Oliver and Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall and the British Retail Consortium, which says supermarkets pay wellFULL STORY...

'New alcohol rules must avoid costly extra burdens'

The new Policing Reform Bill, published by the Home Office is to give councils increased powers to take action against premises selling alcohol which they believe are linked to local anti-social behaviourFULL STORY...

European victory saves British grocers £280m

The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has saved UK grocers more than £280m after lobbying successfully for a change to new European food traceability regulationsFULL STORY...

Retailers 'halve waste sent to landfill'

Retailers have halved the amount of waste they send to landfill compared with five years ago. Less than a quarter of waste produced by retailers is now sent to landfill compared with almost 50% in 2005.FULL STORY...

Supermarket regulator is unnecessary quango

Government shouldn't be creating an ‘adjudicator’ (new name for the ombudsman) to regulate relationships between supermarkets and suppliers before the impact of the new GSCOP has been assessed, says the BRCFULL STORY...

No ‘health crunch’, say manufacturers

Response has been rapid to consumer group Which?'s 'Hungry for Change' report, with reaction coming from the BRC, which accuses it of undermining healthy eating, and from the Food & Drink Federation (FDF)FULL STORY...

Ombudsman will penalise customers

Customers will be the ultimate losers from an expensive and unnecessary supermarket ombudsman, said the BRC. Customers will be the ultimate losers from an expensive, unnecessary supermarket ombudsman, said the BRC. FULL STORY...


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