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Here are the latest news stories from FDF. If you are a journalist and would like to be notified when FDF issues a press release, please send an email to: press.office@fdf.org.uk.


2 July 2018

FDF News: CO2 Shortage Statement

FDF statement on CO2 shortage. More about CO2 Shortage Statement


2 July 2018

FDF News: FDF Scotland responds to Scottish Government Diet and Healthy Weight Plan

In response to the Scottish Government's Diet and Healthy Weight Plan, David Thomson, CEO of Food and Drink Federation (FDF) Scotland, said More about FDF Scotland responds to Scottish Government Diet and Healthy Weight Plan


29 June 2018

FDF News: CO2 Shortage Statement

FDF statement on CO2 shortage. More about CO2 Shortage Statement


29 June 2018

Press Release: FDF response to today's European Council meeting

FDF Chief Executive Ian Wright CBE has issued a response to today's European Council meeting.  More about FDF response to today's European Council meeting


26 June 2018

FDF News: CO2 Shortage Statement

FDF statement on CO2 shortage. More about CO2 Shortage Statement


26 June 2018

Press Release: Bathgate Academy raise money for local charities as part of food challenge

Last week (20 June) some lucky shoppers from TESCO in Bathgate took home some tasty Scotch Beef PGI burgers in exchange for a donation to charity. This fundraising event was organised by pupils from Bathgate Academy. More about Bathgate Academy raise money for local charities as part of food challenge


24 June 2018

Press Release: FDF Response to Government's Childhood Obesity Plan Chapter 2

"FDF member companies are fully engaged with this programme which provides flexibility for manufacturers to decide how best to reduce sugar and calorie consumption amongst children, whether that is through changing recipes, limiting portion size or through promoting and advertising healthier options – something manufacturers have been doing for over a decade." More about FDF Response to Government's Childhood Obesity Plan Chapter 2


22 June 2018

FDF News: CO2 Shortage Statement

"FDF and its members are concerned about CO2 supplies and the lack of clarity regarding how long a shortage might last and the scale of such a shortage" More about CO2 Shortage Statement


22 June 2018

Press Release: Home Office - Statement of Intent Regarding Settled Status

The Home Office has confirmed today that they intend to publish the statement of intent regarding settled status tomorrow morning, following a Ministerial oral statement in the House. More about Home Office - Statement of Intent Regarding Settled Status


14 June 2018

Press Release: Mastechef winner judges Scottish Primary Schools food challenge

On Tuesday (12 June) teams of pupils from primary schools across Scotland took part in a cook-off judged by a team of 'dragons' - including MasterChef: The Professionals winner Gary MacLean. More about Mastechef winner judges Scottish Primary Schools food challenge