Top stories on just-food this week
The Kraft Foods-Cadbury saga continued to dominate the food industry's headlines this week, with news that the UK M&A regulator has given the US food group until 9 November to make a formal offer for the UK confectioner - or walk away. Nestle, the Swiss food giant, made headlines of the wrong sort when it admitted to sourcing milk from a farm owned by the wife of Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe. Meanwhile, in Europe, the food safety watchdog has asked scores of companies to go back to the drawing board after it rejected the bulk of health claim applications. These are the top ten stories on just-food this week.
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