Places available at BB roundtable

first_imgBritish Baker is holding a round-table, The Big Bakery Debate: Saturated Fat and Calories Consultation, on Wednesday 21 October at the Landmark Hotel, London, and is keen to hear from industry representatives who would like to attend.The event will centre on an open discussion with Food Standards Agency (FSA) decision-makers over its current consultation on saturated fat and calorie intake, launched this summer, which focuses on biscuits, cakes, pastries and buns.The debate will be chaired by Paul Wilkinson, former executive chairman of RHM and current chair of Big Bear, Produce World and Improve. Rosemary Hignet, who is heading up the FSA consultation, will be speaking at the event, so make sure you are there to get your voice and opinions heard. The conference will begin with coffee at 8.45am, followed by the chair’s welcome and presentations. There will then be a discussion period from 10.15-12.30 before a buffet lunch and networking opportunities, ready for a 2pm finish.The key issues discussed at the event will be presented to the FSA by British Baker on the industry’s behalf, in time for the 3 November deadline. If you are interested in attending or would like to find out more, please contact Sonia Young, by email: [email protected] or by phone: 01293 846507.last_img read more

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Official: Inmate transfer caused health disaster at prison

first_imgSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A report by California’s inspector general says misguided attempts to protect inmates from the coronavirus at one prison “caused a public health disaster” at another. Outdated tests failed to detect that some of the transferred inmates were already infected, and two of them later died. Corrections officials reiterated Monday that they had the best intentions. The report says the transfer of those inmates from the California Institution for Men east of Los Angeles to San Quentin State Prison north of San Francisco at the end of May led to the deaths of 28 inmates and a correctional officer there, while infecting 75% of inmates.last_img

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GARDAI WARNING OVER BLACK ICE

first_imgDONEGAL Gardaí have warned motorists of icy conditions again this morning.They are particularly concerned about those driving at speed, believing the roads are safe.Gardai say there are also reports of black ice in many places across Donegal. “A frosted road can be ok to drive when done with caution but there will inevitably be black ice spots and that’s our concern,” said a Garda spokesman today.“People need to slow down; far too many motorists are driving today as if it was just another day.”GARDAI WARNING OVER BLACK ICE was last modified: December 12th, 2012 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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