Almost a year after the UK stunned the world with its vote to leave the EU, the country this week again confounded pollsters and pundits with a General Election result that has left no party with a majority of seats in the House of Commons - just ten days before Brexit talks are due to begin. Elsewhere, US groups Conagra Brands and Pinnacle Foods were said to have ended talks over a possible combination, under-pressure Brazilian meat giant JBS offloaded beef assets in South America and ethical certifiers The Rainforest Alliance and UTZ announced plans to join forces.