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Retail, Food, and Hospitality Regulatory Update W/E 8th December

12 December 2019
Retail, Food, and Hospitality Regulatory Update W/E 8th December. ASA ruling against Kentucky Fried Chicken, Supermarkets ranked by performance on reduction of pesticide use.

Important Updates

ASA ruling against Kentucky Fried Chicken: The Advertising Standards Authority has upheld a complaint against use of the phrase ‘’What the cluck?!’ on the basis it was too close to use of a rude word. View >

Supermarkets ranked by performance on reduction of pesticide use: Food pressure group Sustain has published a report by a body ‘PAN UK’ which has ranked the top ten UK supermarkets on the following criteria with regard to their approach to pesticides: supporting suppliers; residues in food; use of highly hazardous pesticides; customer engagement; bees and pollinators; transparency; pesticide products and organics. View >

Presentation of alcoholic products: The independent complaints panel of the Portman group has upheld complaints about the packaging of two beer brands, one for using a teddy bear image on the pack and the second for using the name ‘thrill seekers’. View > View > View >

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