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Brands, Social Media and Common Sense

Jayne Gorman | Posted 05.05.2013 | UK Tech
Jayne Gorman

Problems can be resolved before they even begin. By monitoring key words and conversations you may also be able to spot sales opportunities. If someone is looking to buy something that you sell, get in there before your competitor does.

The Tesco/Horse Meat 'Crisis' - Not Exactly Ronseal

Jack R. Miles | Posted 05.05.2013 | UK
Jack R. Miles

At the heart of the current Tesco/horsemeat crisis is the concept that consumers have not been given the produce they were lead to believe - the opposite of Ronseal's famous motif 'it does exactly what it says on the tin'.

PICS: 'Horse Burger' Fancy Dress Costume

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.03.2013 | UK Comedy

There are fancy dress costumes. And there's this... Yes, if you're a man-or-woman-about-town looking for a novelty outfit to wear to your next...

You Do The Math (Because Tesco Can't)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 01.03.2013 | UK Comedy

If you thought you were crap at maths rest easy – Tesco is even worse. The supermarket failed to entice customers with a half price offer on cho...

Tesco Pledges To Bring Meat Production 'Closer To Home' - But You'll Foot The Bill

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Charlie Thomas | Posted 27.02.2013 | UK

Tesco's boss has vowed to bring meat production "closer to home" and work much more closely with British farmers in the fallout of the horsemeat scand...

Steak And Cheeps: Couple Find Dead Bird In Bag Of Tesco Salad (PICTURE)

SWNS | Sara C Nelson | Posted 24.04.2013 | UK

A horrified couple were tucking into a candle-lit supper - and found a whole dead bird in their Tesco salad. James and Jasmine Watson made the gris...

Steak And Cheeps: Dining Couple Find Dead Bird In Bag Of Tesco Salad (PICTURE)

SWNS | Sara C Nelson | Posted 24.04.2013 | UK

A horrified couple were tucking into a candle-lit supper - and found a whole dead bird in their Tesco salad. James and Jasmine Watson made the gris...

Pictures Of The Day: 22nd February 2013

Elliot Wagland, Tahira Mirza, Matthew Tucker | Posted 22.02.2013 | UK

The Huffington Post pictures of the day brings you the very best images from around the world chosen by our own photo editors, Elliot Wagland, Matthew...

Every Little Vote Helps...

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.02.2013 | UK

Tesco has been voted worst UK supermarket in an annual poll of 11,000 consumers. The high street behemoth was bottom of a Which? survey of nine maj...

Tesco Voted Worst Supermarket In Poll Of Which? Readers

PA | Posted 21.04.2013 | UK

Tesco has been voted the worst supermarket and Waitrose the best in an annual poll of 11,000 consumers by watchdog Which?. Waitrose received a cust...

Tesco Calls In Police Over Possible Clubcard Fraud

PA | Posted 18.02.2013 | UK

Tesco has asked police to investigate claims that dozens of its customers' Clubcard accounts may have fallen victim to an online fraud. The superma...

Horse Meat Saga - Crisis Planning Key to Unbridled Disaster

Gary Hibberd | Posted 20.04.2013 | UK
Gary Hibberd

The need for crisis management has never been greater for the food industry. So what does the current horse meat debacle tell us about the right and wrong ways to tackle crisis management?

Have Other Meats Been Contaminated With Horse?

The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 12.02.2013 | UK

The hunt for horse meat in the food chain will be widened to include chicken, pork and lamb, the Food Standards Agency has said. And there have bee...

A Food Waste 'Catastrophe'

The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 12.02.2013 | UK

A food waste "catastrophe" is being created by the horse meat scandal, experts have said. Findus has confirmed that 180,000 of its lasagnes have be...

Horse Meat Scandal Highlights a Murky Trade in Farm Animals

Andrew Wasley | Posted 12.02.2013 | UK
Andrew Wasley

We should perhaps be grateful that the scandal has, indirectly at least, shone a light on a murky, cross border trade in live horses that is as complex as it is secretive. Unknown to most, as many as 65,000 live horses are trucked around Europe each year to feed demand for a meat.

Charlie Thomas

Family Butchers Benefit From Horsemeat Scandal - But For How Long?

HuffingtonPost.com | Charlie Thomas | Posted 27.02.2013 | UK

Family butchers have reported a surge in sales following the fallout of the horsemeat scandal, but the spike could disappear unless action is taken to...

Tesco Ditches Meat Supplier

PA | Posted 11.02.2013 | UK

Tesco has became the latest firm to drop a major supplier after discovering a range of spaghetti bolognese ready meals contained more than 60% horse m...

Charlie Thomas

Can Findus Restore Consumer Confidence?

HuffingtonPost.com | Charlie Thomas | Posted 08.02.2013 | UK

On Friday afternoon, frozen food giant Findus reiterated its apology over some of its beef lasagne products containing horse meat, saying it was "sorr...

Meat 'Could Have Been Deliberately Contaminated With Horse'

The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 08.02.2013 | UK

British police are investigating the horse meat scandal after tests showed Findus beef lasagnes contained up to 100% of the product, the Food Standard...

'Call In The Police Over Horse Meat Scandal'

The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 08.02.2013 | UK

Police have been urged to launch an investigation into the growing horse meat scandal after lasagne emerged as the latest contaminated product. Min...

Two Supermarkets Withdraw Ready Meals Over Meat Scare

PA | Posted 07.02.2013 | UK

Frozen spaghetti and lasagne meals have been stripped from supermarket shelves as fears over contaminated meat products spread. Retail giant Tesco ...

Are Food and Drinks Companies Feeding Us Nonsense?

Nigel Salter | Posted 08.04.2013 | UK
Nigel Salter

Strangely enough, according to some commentators, the health impacts of this scandal could actually have been positive, with the lean horsemeat making the burgers healthier. But somehow I don't think this was done with our health in mind.

Food Standards Agency To Meet With Retailers

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.02.2013 | UK

Major retailers and suppliers are to meet the Food Standards Agency (FSA) to work out how to prevent food becoming contaminated and entering the suppl...

Tesco Ex-Boss Says Rise Of Supermarkets, Driving Our Small Shops, Is 'Progress'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.02.2013 | UK

Former Tesco boss Sir Terry Leahy has described the rise of supermarkets and the closure of small shops across the country as "part of progress". S...

Horse Offcuts In Burgers 'Came From Poland

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.01.2013 | UK

Not only did we find out how prevalent the Polish language was in Britain on Wednesday, but also how widespread their horses (or bits of them) are too...