TITLE

Barely half of all food bought by the British government is British

AUTHOR(S)
Watts, Andrew
PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;11/16/2007, Vol. 147 Issue 20, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on an internal investigation which revealed that little more than half the food procured by the British government is of British origin. According to the report, this is despite the launch of the Public Sector Food Procurement Initiative which is aimed at increasing consumption of home-produced food. It states that the study, performed by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA), reveals for the first time the true extent of poor patriotism in government departments.
ACCESSION #
28101607

 

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