FSDF member Wrights Pies supported a fund-raising event with the donation of 100 pies.

The pie and pea supper at Caverswall Scout Headquarters raised £600 to support activities for the group's beavers, cubs and scouts.
 
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Fines handed out to hauliers and lorry drivers after stowaways were found in HGVs have reached a three-year high, according to figures released by the Home Office.

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Two million turkeys, five million Christmas puddings and 74 million mince pies. This isn’t a national shopping list, but a rundown of the food wasted over the festive period last year. Over 50% of food waste is at consumer level and loss is an estimated £12.5bn a year.

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A Northampton logistics firm has been prosecuted after an agency worker fell from a loading ramp at their site on the Isle of Grain in Kent.
The warehouse operative, 49, from Sittingbourne, suffered a broken thigh bone in the 1.5m fall as he was unloading fridges from a trailer-mounted shipping container on 13 November 2013. He was unable to return to work for three months.

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The aim of the project was to review available data on the efficacy of currently available alternatives to soap and water for hand washing in the context of removal of contamination typical of that experienced in a range of outdoor activities, workplaces and related environments. Consideration to include commercial waste and recycling activity, agriculture including animal visitor attractions, outdoor events, construction sites and other work away from permanent welfare facilities.

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DFDS has acquired 100% of the share capital of FSDF members Quayside Group.
Quayside Group had a turnover £23.5m in 2012/13 and provides temperature-controlled logistics services for fresh and frozen food products.

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Agriculture and horticulture group Camellia and owners of FSDF members ACS&T Ltd has revealed plans to move from the main market of the London Stock Exchange to AIM.

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