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Sussex bakery fined £14,392 for rodent infestation

Falcone Baking Company in Newhaven has been fined after being found guilty of five offences relating to poor food hygiene, including a “serious rodent infestation”. 

Stoke Newington bakery supports vulnerable women

Luminary Bakery provides training and jobs for women who are struggling with single motherhood, have faced domestic violence or homelessness, or who have a criminal record.

Carbs linked to lung cancer?

A US study has found a link between lung cancer and eating a diet with a high glycaemic index (GI), a measure of carbohydrate content.

Greggs launches flat white with Nappuccino lab

To mark the launch of its new flat white coffee, high street baker Greggs has bought an “adult naptime pod” to London.

Poundstretcher recalls Disney cookies

Poundstretcher is recalling tins of Disney Choc Chip Cookies due to the presence of undeclared milk.

Folic acid “not a bakery issue” says Scottish Bakers

The Scottish government has backed mandatory fortification of flour, but industry association Scottish Bakers had said folic acid is a medical issue, not a bakery one. 

Attorney General to speak at gay cake appeal

Senior judges in Belfast have allowed Northern Ireland’s Attorney General to become involved in the Ashers Baking Company gay cake row.

Teaspoons a poor measure of sugar, says FDF official

Calls to use teaspoons as a measure of sugar content are flawed, due to variation in the size of individual spoons, according to Tim Rycroft of the Food and Drink Federation (FDF).

Walsall bakery fined £10k

Billy Bunter’s Bakehouse, based in Walsall, has been found to be in breach of a raft of food safety rules, and was issued a £10,000 fine in court this week. 

Southport bakery closure

Claude’s of Churchtown has closed after 12 years in business. 

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