Press Releases

Meeting climate targets may require reducing meat and dairy consumption

Mar 31, 2014 08:00 BST Chalmers University of Technology Greenhouse gas emissions from food production may threaten the UN climate target of limiting global warming to 2 degrees Celsius, according to research at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden.

Takeaway Owners Frying High After Pioneering Health Programme For National Chip Week

Feb 20, 2014 16:08 GMT Rochdale Borough Council Takeaway owners in Rochdale borough’s Healthier Chips Scheme took part in a pioneering health programme to pass on more health tips to customers.

Turn Food Waste into a Feast Fit for a King

Jan 17, 2014 12:44 GMT Rochdale Borough Council Rochdale Borough Council is hosting an event to teach residents how to waste less food and turn their scraps into gourmet treats at Crimble Croft Community Centre, on Aspinall Street, in Heywood, on Saturday, 25 January, from 12-2pm.

Don’t serve up food poisoning this Christmas

Dec 17, 2013 10:36 GMT Rochdale Borough Council Rochdale Borough Council and the Food Standards Agency are dishing up some top top ten turkey tips to keep your Christmas free from food poisoning.

Recipe for a great night out in Rochdale borough this Christmas

Dec 13, 2013 11:43 GMT Rochdale Borough Council Rochdale Borough Council is urging residents ensure they are not haunted by the spectre of Christmas party meals past by checking the food hygiene rating of their chosen venue.

Löfbergs increased to ten million cups of coffee a day

Jun 03, 2013 14:26 BST Löfbergs More coffee and a better result, a slightly lower turnover and continuous expansion in Europe. That is how last year was for the Löfbergs group according to the annual report for June 2012 to June 2013.

Check before you choose on Mother’s Day

Mar 05, 2013 10:40 GMT Bury Council Taking your mum for a meal to celebrate Mother’s Day on 10 March? Show her you care by checking the restaurant’s food hygiene rating as well as the menu.

Don’t let food poisoning ruin your festive celebrations

Nov 29, 2012 14:57 GMT Bury Council If there’s one thing guaranteed to ruin your Christmas meal out with friends, family or colleagues, it’s a nasty bout of food poisoning.

Cold calling – don’t buy it!

Nov 12, 2012 16:52 GMT Bury Council Trading standards officers in Bury are urging people to stay safe in their own homes by saying a firm “NO” to cold calling doorstep traders.

Trading Standards warn of scam inheritance letters

Oct 23, 2012 11:49 BST Bury Council Trading standards officers are advising people not to be duped by scam letters saying they are to receive an inheritance.