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Taken off: JD Wetherspoon removed gammon, rump and and sirloin steaks from its menus (Russell Hume steaks not pictured)

JDW meat supplier ‘heartbroken’ to go into administration

By Nikkie Sutton

The meat supplier that supplied JD Wetherspoon is being investigated by the Food Standards Agency has gone into administration and has blamed the watchdog, claiming its action was “out of proportion to concerns identified”.

Product recall: Fairfax Meadow pulls meat

A second meat supplier recalls products

By Huw Cross

A leading supplier of meat to pubs, bars and restaurants has recalled products after an unannounced Food Standards Agency (FSA) inspection, causing JD Wetherspoon to pull dishes from its menu again.

Taken off: hotdogs are the latest dish to be removed from JDW menus (JDW hotdog not pictured)

Which dishes have been taken off JDW menus?

By Nikkie Sutton

Dishes can change periodically and there can be various reasons as to why. Here, The Morning Advertiser looks at what pub giant JD Wetherspoon has removed from its offer.

Price rise: there is substantial inflation in the fish category due to rising demand, strengthening of the Norwegian Krone and uncertainty over the UK's future fishing quotas

Foodservice prices rose again in December

By Nikkie Sutton

Wholesale foodservice price inflation rose to 5.1% in December 2017, a sign of continued volatility in the market despite the easing of some pressures, according to the new figures.

Winning team: (l-r) Crown Cellars director of customer service & third party brands Paul Waller, Unruly Pig owner Brendan Padfield, Waitrose Food magazine editor William Sitwell and Unruly Pig restaurant manager Amy Challis

Top service award for gastropub the Unruly Pig

By Nikkie Sutton

Suffolk gastropub the Unruly Pig struck gold this week after winning the Front of House Team of the Year Award sponsored by Crown Cellars at the Estrella Damm Top 50 Gastropubs.