Daily news round up: our selection of food and chef news from the wold's press

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Editor 19th September 2013
MPs complain of 'soggy porridge' in House of Commons Complaints of soggy porridge, watery soup and rude staff have been received about the quality of food and service in the House of Commons by MPs. Read more from Caterer and Hotelkeeper   The waste of Britain's 'ugly' food: How up to two-fifths of fruit or vegetable crops never make it on to the plate Up to 40 per cent of fruit or vegetable crops never make it on to plates because they are ‘ugly’, a report reveals. Shoppers are so unprepared to accept odd sizes, shapes or marks that farms use perfectly edible produce as animal feed or plough it back into the ground. Read more from Mail Online   Hix at Selfridges distances itself from EDL spat Hix restaurant, Champagne and caviar bar at Selfridges, London has moved to distance itself from a controversy at the department store that saw the leader of the English Defence League and a friend receive a free meal there. Read more from Caterer and Hotelkeeper

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The  Staff Canteen

The Staff Canteen

Editor 19th September 2013

Daily news round up: our selection of food and chef news from the wold's press