By mistaking cheapness for value, we have still not learned the lessons of the horse meat scandal and are complicit in creating a system that will allow it to be repeated.
The Grand National is - by design, no less - an accident waiting to happen. Forty horses compete for space on the 4.5mile course fraught with obstacles, jumps and dangerous terrain. Last year, only 17 horses - fewer than half - managed to reach the finishing post. And while the race organisers were quick to highlight an unusual absence of fatalities, they failed to mention that two horses were killed in the run-up to the event earlier that week. More than three dozen horses who might otherwise have been grazing and running in the fields have been killed at Aintree in the last 50 years.
If you're eating, it may be better to click off this article and read it later. Scientists have found "disturbing" problems
George Bernard Shaw once said, "Success does not consist in never making mistakes, but in never making the same one a second time." One year on from the horsemeat scandal and the food industry is in danger of doing exactly that.
A year ago, Britain was in the throes of a horsemeat crisis, as food investigators found the stuff in much beloved supermarket
2013 has been a busy year for business, especially those getting to grips with social media. Many social media missteps go
What about the term food fraud? Unfortunately, courtesy of a certain horse meat scandal, food fraud is a term in the public arena. Fortunately, we're out on the other side of that particular scandal. But did you know that fraud could be happening at a slice of pizza near you?
From Tesco's horsemeat scandal to the BBC's recent bullying accusations, some of the UK's most well known brands are facing serious challenges from within. With reputations on the line, and the value of their brands being endangered by the weight of negative publicity, it begs the question, how do all of these factors impact on the internal organisational culture?
The investigation into the horsemeat scandal is taking too long and has so far failed to bring any prosecutions, a group
Supermarket giant Tesco was left counting the cost of the horse meat scandal as it revealed falling UK sales after a slump