EU Parliament Adopts Food Information to Consumers Report
The EU Parliament today adopted the Food Information to Consumers report backing the agreement reached after months of negotiation between the European Commission, Council and Parliament. The suggestion that Shechita would be singled out for specific labelling - originally voted through by a committee of the European Parliament - was rejected in the plenary vote after a compromise was reached with the Member States and the Commission.
London Beth Din holds annual Factory Inspector's Conference
The Kashrut department at the London Beth Din held their 3rd annual conference last week for KLBD Rabbinic Inspectors, who supervise food and ingredients in factories worldwide. The conference was attended by Dayanim, Rabbanim, the Certification Unit office team and Factory Inspectors from around the globe including Manchester and Gateshead, Belgium, Holland and Israel.
White House Express Opens in Hendon
A second White House Express has recently opened in Brent Street, Hendon. Already a popular fixture, the new KLBD licensed restaurant is similar in style and theme to its sister branch in Golders Green and will be open till late every day of the week except on Fridays when it closes early for Shabbat.