The ethics of food has been high up the agenda for a long while, and even though press coverage of incidents like this raises the awareness, it actually distracts from the bigger ethical issues that they are less interested in reporting.
You’d expect most things you buy from a supermarket, especially Tesco, to be safe, wouldn’t you? So I am amazed that Tesco have not responded to a serious concern about them selling potentially poisonous wild mushrooms. Are they putting profits before people’s health and wellbeing?
Crouch End probably has more coffee shops than anywhere in London, if not Britain. There are over 30 places to get a real cup of coffee. So it is no surprise that Harris & Hoole, backed by Tesco, has opened their too.
As part of the government’s Public Health Responsibility Deal, seventeen companies, from snack foods to fast foods to soft drinks, have committed to reducing calories. More than three-quarters of the retail market have signed up….
Former M&S boss, Sir Stuart Rose, has been at the centre of a debate between a scheme to help young people into the workplace and a left wing group ‘Right to Work,’ who are complaining that big businesses offer to try and reduce unemployment is ‘slave labour.’ It’s a highly controversial subject….
Does Facebook LIKES mean anything at all? With consumers using Facebook to complain, maybe it’s time Facebook introduced a dislike button.
When you fly on a cheap airline you can expect to be
travelling cattle class but that doesn’t mean that brands like EasyJet and
Ryanair (especially given their profit warnings) can afford to treat customers
like cattle. In today’s consumer dominated marketplace and credit crunching
times, the customer may want cheap prices but still expects to be treated well.
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