Tag Archives: food

National Child Measurement Programme underway

Children in 216 Somerset primary schools are taking part in the National Child Measurement Programme (NCMP) this year. A full 100 per cent of the County’s primary schools have chosen to take part in the nationwide initiative which aims to help reduce childhood obesity. Parents of Reception and Year 6 children will receive letters about […]

New food regulations require allergen information

New food labelling regulations that come into force from Friday 12 December will mean that all food products, bought from shops or in cafes and restaurants, will have to display information about its allergen content. Specific allergens, which can cause serious health problems for some people will need to be highlighted so that consumers can […]

Businesses benefit from Fish & Chips

Improved digital marketing, better international relations and more collaboration between businesses are among the benefits that have been seen during a three year project to enhance the food and drink industry in Somerset. The thriving Somerset food and drink industry has been bolstered over the past three years by a European funded project called “Fish […]