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Princess Anne urges Britons to consider eating horsemeat

Princess Anne has urged Britons to consider eating horsemeat in order to improve standards of care for the animals in life.  The Princess Royal, a former British equestrian eventing champion, argued that horse owners may take better care of their animals if they believed they could profit from their meat after death. Read more from The Independent  

Gary Neville and Ryan Giggs to open Café Football next month

Café Football, the football-themed venue from former Manchester United teammates Gary Neville and Ryan Giggs, opens in Westfield Stratford next month with two-Michelin-starred chef Michael Wignall overseeing the new restaurant’s menu. Read more from Big Hospitality  

Tate Britain readies for re-launch of Rex Whistler restaurant

Tate Britain’s dining space is set to reopen as the Rex Whistler restaurant next week, following a multi-million-pound refurbishment at the art gallery on London’s Millbank.  The art-deco style, 85-cover restaurant will open on 19 November featuring a menu developed by head chef Nathan Brewster and overseen by food historian Joanna Cheetham, who specialises in historic British food trends. Read more from Caterer & Hotelkeeper  

Red faces at Sainsbury’s over Co-op food in Christmas advert

Eagle-eyed viewers have embarrassed Sainsbury's by spotting food from a rival supermarket chain in its Christmas advert.  They noticed three products from the Co-operative’s own-brand range in the chain’s television commercial.  The Truly Irresistible lemon torte, Christmas pudding and Christmas cake appear on a kitchen worktop halfway through the advert. Read more from Metro
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Editor 15th November 2013

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