Category - supermarkets

  • February 9, 2013

    The latest horsemeat incidents show the influence of big business is compromising the security of our food chain, a Scottish MSP has claimed.

  • November 15, 2012

    Launched on 10 November 2012, CAFOD's year-long 'Hungry for Change' campaign will use key moments, such as the UK’s hosting of the G8 in May 2013, to highlight the issues at stake in the struggle against hunger call for further support. But what are those issues?

  • November 15, 2012

    The Catholic aid agency CAFOD has launched a new food campaign to hundreds of supporters at Westminster Cathedral in London.

  • October 23, 2012

    Activists have demonstrated to highlight the need for government to ensure the new supermarket watchdog has power to fine supermarkets for unfair buying practices.

  • February 3, 2011

    Greens in Scotland have criticised the vote by Labour, Conservative and Liberal Democrat MSPs to block a proposed tax on large retailers.

  • March 11, 2010

    Human rights campaigners in Swansea are seeking the prosecution of Tesco stores for their trade in produce from Israeli settlements in Palestine. They accuse the company of misleading shoppers.

  • January 20, 2010

    Given their substantial shareholdings in Tesco and other supermarkets, the Church Commissioner's probably won't be there.

  • July 17, 2008

    A Polish priest has defended his decision to allow his parish to be used to advertise and recruit staff for a new Tesco hypermarket, despite previous church criticisms of the UK retail giant.

  • February 14, 2008

    Supermarkets today are being branded “heartless” over exploiting overseas workers who face poor wages, health problems and job insecurity supplying flowers sold as Valentine’s Day gifts in Britain. The accusation comes from War on Want.

  • May 3, 2007

    Fairtrade campaigners have expressed their alarm at the announcement by Asda Wal-Mart that it has slashed the price of loose bananas by approximately 17p per kilogram (kg) to 68p per kg.