Public awareness of allergens has never been higher, but while we await the findings of the Government’s consultation on amending allergen labelling laws, what can restaurants do to mitigate the risks?
Pret a Manger was unaware of the death of teenager Natasha Ednan-Laperouse, who had a fatal allergic reaction after eating one of its sandwiches, until nine months after the incident, it has been revealed.
Pret a Manger CEO Clive Schlee has promised ‘meaningful change’ following the inquest into the death of Natasha Ednan-Laperouse, who died after buying a sandwich at one its outlets in Heathrow Airport in 2016.
Restaurateur Iqbal Wahhab has outlined plans to grow Mooli’s, the Indian street food concept he acquired earlier this year, into a multi-site brand with the ambition of it becoming an ‘Indian Pret A Manger’.
Pret A Manger sandwich chain is thought to be considering a buyout, instead of the formerly mooted floatation, after unsolicited approaches by several equity firms. The company, which was set up by Julian Metcalfe and Sinclair Beecham in 1986 and now...