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The Face on your Plate, by Jeffrey Masson
Review: The Face on your Plate

A thoughtful, persuasive text outlining some key reasons for not eating meat, ranging from the personal to the political. The Face on your Plate: The Truth about Food – Jeffrey Masson WW Norton & Company – 16 June 2009 Review by David Roberts In The Face on Your Plate: The Truth about Food, Jeffrey Moussaieff… Read more »

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MDU reveals over 99% of requests for help with medico-legal cases are supported

MDU reveals over 99% of requests for help with medico-legal cases are supported Leading not for profit indemnifier, the Medical Defence Union (MDU) revealed today that almost all the requests it receives from its healthcare professional members for help with medico-legal issues are supported. The MDU provides full assistance, which can include legal defence and… Read more »

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New national food strategy offers ‘little more than crumbs’

Responding to the publication of England’s National Food Strategy, Sarah Woolley, General Secretary of the Bakers and Allied Food Workers Union (BFAWU) said: “With 10 million people across the UK facing food poverty, this new strategy needed to bring meaningful change and recommend a ‘Right to Food’ law, instead it offers little more than crumbs… Read more »

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Dog ID cards on the way?
Support grows for ‘dog ID cards’

By Ian Dunt A parliamentary motion calling for the mandatory microchipping of dogs with information about their identity is receiving increased support in parliament. Michael Foster has become the latest MP to support an early day motion which calls for the microchipping “as a means of reducing the huge numbers of strays and. to promote… Read more »