Genetically Modified Food
UK Contact Addresses and Links

(Last updated 8 April 2001)


Sceptical? Here's proof from Hansard (20 July 1998), that British politicians are testing GM food on the public, but won't eat it themselves.


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Contact Addresses

Policicians/Civil Servants
Campaigns
Supermarkets and Food Shops
Food Producers
Food Associations
Soya Processors
Genetic Engineering ("Biotechnology") Companies
Restaurants
Television
Newspapers and Press

Politicians/Civil servants

Prime Minister
The Right Honourable Tony Blair
10 Downing Street
London
SW1A 2AA
Tel : 0207 930 4433

Labour Party (Head Office)
Tel : 0207 802 1000

Conservative Party (Central Office)
Tel : 0207 222 9000

Liberal Democrats (Head Office)
Tel : 0207 222 7999

European Commission UK
8 Storey's Gate
London
SW1P 3AT
Tel : 0207 973 1992
Contact : Geoffrey Martin (Head of Representation)

European Information Centre
Tel : 0207 489 1992

Food Safety and Environment Directorate (FSED)
Tel : 0345 573012

Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (MAFF)
Whitehall Place
London
SW1A 2HH
Tel : 0207 238 6000
Tel : 0645 33 55 77 (Helpline)
Web :
http://www.maff.gov.uk/

Advisory Committee on Novel Foods and Processes
Biotechnology and Novel Foods
Tel : 0207 238 6380

Department of the Environment,Transport and Regions (DETR)
Tel : 0207 276 8187 (Biotechnology Unit)
Web : http://www.detr.gov.uk/

Campaigns

Allergic Diseases
Web : http://www.allergicdiseases.co.uk

Campaign for Political Ecology
http://www.gn.apc.org/eco/pubs/stop_gmo.html

Consumers' Association
2 Marylebone Road
London
NW1 4DF
Tel : 0207 830 6000
Fax : 0207 830 6220

Earth First!
c/o Action Update
PO Box 9656
London
N4 4JY
Tel : 0207 281 4621

English Nature
Northminster House
Peterborough
PE1 1UA
Web : http://www.english-nature.org.uk/

The Food Commission (UK) Ltd
3rd Floor, 5-11 Worship Street
London
EC2A 2BH
Tel : 0207 628 7774
Fax : 0207 628 0817

Friends of the Earth
26-28 Underwood Street
London
N1 7JQ
Tel : 0207 490 1555
Fax : 0207 490 0881

GAIA Foundation
Tel : 0207 435 5000
Fax : 0207 431 0551

Genetic Engineering Network
Department 29
1 Newton Street
Manchester
M1 1HW
Tel : 0161 224 4846

Genetix Food Alert
23 Fleming St
Denistoun
Glasgow
G31 1PQ
Tel : 0141 554 7633
Fax : 0141 556 5589
E-mail : 101470.3360@compuserve.com

Genetics Forum
5/11 Worship Street
London
EC2A 2BH
Tel : 0207 638 0606
Fax : 0207 628 0817
E-mail : geneticforum@gn.apc.org

Green Action
http://www.enviroweb.org/greenaction/

Greenpeace
Cannonbury Villas
Islington
London
N1 2PN
Tel : 0207 865 8100
Web : http://www.greenpeace.org/

Natural Law Party
Mentmore Towers
Mentmore
Buckinghamshire
LU7 0QH
Tel : 01296 662211
Fax : 01296 662486

Norfolk Genetic Information Network
Web : http://members.tripod.com/~ngin/

SAFE Alliance
38 Ebury Street
London
SW1W 0LU
Tel : 0207 823 5660
E-mail : safe@gn.apc.org

Soil Association
Bristol House
40-56 Victoria Street
Bristol
BS1 6BY
Tel : 0117 929 0661
Fax : 0117 925 2504
E-mail : info@soilassociation.org
Web : http://www.soilassociation.org/

University of London Forum on Genetic Engineering
Web : http://members.tripod.com/~UL_Forum_on_GE/

Vegetarian Society
Web : http://www.vegsoc.org

Womens Environmental Network
87 Worship Street
London
EC2A 2BE
Tel : 0207 247 3327 (Tues-Thur 10.30-4.30)
Fax : 0207 247 4740

Supermarkets and Food Shops

ASDA
ASDA Group PLC
ASDA House
Southbank
Great Wilson Street
Leeds
LS11 5AD
Tel : 0500 1000 55 (Customer Relations)

Cooperative Retail
Tel : 01706 713000 Tracy Eastham (Quality Manager)

CWS
P.O.Box 53
New Century House
Manchester
M60 4ES
Tel : 0800 317827 (Customer Relations)

Holland & Barrett
Hinckley
Leicestershire
Tel : 01455 251900 (Customer Services)
Fax : 01203 320094

Iceland
Iceland Frozen Foods PLC
Second Avenue
Deeside Industrial Park
Deeside
Flintshire
CH5 2NW
Tel : 01244 830100 (Customer Service)

Kwik Save
Tel : 01745 887111

Marks & Spencer
Tel : 0207 268 6566 Sue Chalk (Corporate Affairs)
Web : http://www.marks-and-spencer.co.uk/

Safeway
Safeway Stores PLC
6 Millington Road
Hayes
Middlesex
UB3 4AY
Tel : 0181 848 8744 (Customer Services)
Web : http://www.safeway.co.uk/Public/

Sainsburys
Stamford House
Stamford Street
London
SE1 9LL
Tel : 0800 636262 (Customer Relations)
Web : http://www.sainsburys.co.uk/

Somerfield
Tel : 0117 9359359 (Customer Services)

Spar
32-40 Headstone Drive
Harrow
Middlesex
HA3 5QT
Tel : 0181 863 5511

Tesco
Tesco PLC
Tesco House
Delamare Road
Cheshunt
Hertfordshire
EN8 9SL
Tel : 01992 632222
Tel : 0800 505555
Fax : 01992 630794
Web : http://www.tesco.co.uk

Waitrose
Waitrose Limited
Doncastle Road
Bracknell
Berkshire
RG12 8YA
Tel : 01344 424680 (Customer Services)
Tel : 0800 188884
E-mail :
Web : http://www.waitrose.co.uk/

Food Producers

Allied Bakeries
Vanwall Road
Maidenhead
Berkshire
SL6 4UF
Tel : 01628 783 154
Contact : R.Sloan (Technical Director)

Boots
Tel : 0115 9506111
Fax : 0115 9595524

Birds Eye Ltd
Tel : 01932 263775
Contact : Customer Information

British Bakeries
Tel : 01753 857123
Contact : Dr P.Wood (Technical Executive)

Haldane Foods Group
Howard Way
Newport Pagnell
Buckinghamshire
MK16 9PY
Tel : 01908 211311
Fax : 01908 210514
Contact : Graham Keen (Sales and Marketing Director)

H.J. Heinz
Hayes Park
Hayes
Middlesex
UB4 8AL
Tel : 0181 573 7757
Web : http://www.heinz.co.uk/

W Jordan (Cereals) Ltd
Holme Mills
Biggleswade
Beds. SG18 9JY
Contact: Bill Jordan
Tel : 01767 318222
Fax : 01767 317324

Kellogg's (Cereals)
The Kellogg Building
Talbot Road
Manchester
M16 0PU
Tel : 0800 626066
Web : http://www.kelloggs.co.uk
Contact : Consumer Services Department

Kraft Jacobs Suchard
Kraft Jacobs Suchard Ltd
St George's House
Bayshill Road
Cheltenham
Glos
GL50 3AE
Tel : 01242 236101
Contact : Consumer Services

Marlow Foods Limited ("Quorn")
Station Road
Stokesley
Cleveland
TS9 7AB
E-mail : info@quorn.com
Web : http://www.quorn.com/
Contact : Consumer Services Department

Nestle
Nestle UK Ltd
St. Georges House
Croydon
Surrey
CR9 1NR
Tel : 0181 686 3333
Contact : Consumer Services

Rank Hovis Ltd
The Lord Rank Centre
Lincoln Road
High Wycombe
Bucks
HP12 3QS

Unilever
Unilever House
Blackfriars
London
EC4P 4BQ
Tel : 0207 822 6010
Contact : Steve Milton (Corporate Relations)

United Biscuits
United Biscuits (UK) Ltd
Church Road
West Drayton
Middlesex
UB7 7PR
Tel : 01895 432100
Joanna Scott (Group External Affairs Controller)

Van Den Bergh Foods ("Flora" Margarine)
London Road
Purfleet
Essex
RM16 1SD
Tel : 01293 648000
Tel : 0800 446464
Sarah Nolan (Careline)

VJ Adams Marketing Ltd ("Not-Chicken")
Marketing House
31 Bell Street
Shaftesbury
Dorset
SP7 8AR

Food Associations

Food and Drink Federation
6 Catherine Street
London
WC2B 5JJ
Tel : 0207 836 2460
Contact : Georgina Prentiss (Press Officer)

Institute of Grocery Distribution
Grange Lane
Letchmore Heath
Watford
WD2 8DQ
Tel : 01923 857141

Soya Processors

ADM Erith Ltd
Paul Mulhollem
Managing Director
ADM Erith Ltd
Church Manorway
Erith
Kent
DA18 1DL
Tel : 01322 436966

Arkady Craigmillar
Skerton Road
Old Trafford
Manchester
M16 0NJ
Tel : 0161 872 7161

Cargill PLC
Knowle Hill Park
Fairmile Lane
Cobham
Surrey
KT11 2PD
01932 861000

Genetic Engineering ("Biotechnology") Companies

Aventis (AgrEvo UK Ltd)
Cambridge Road
Hauxton
Cambridge
CB2 5HU
Tel : 01223 870312

Monsanto PLC
Thames Tower
Burleys Way
Leicester
LE1 3TP
Tel : 01494 474918

Monsanto Information Line
PO Box 1803
London
NW1 8NQ
Tel : 0800 092 0401

Novartis Crop Protection (previously Ciba Geigy)
Novartis Crop Protection UK Ltd
Whittlesford
Cambridge
CB2 4QT
Tel : 01223 833621

Novartis
Wimblehurst Road
Horsham
West Sussex
RH12 4AB
Tel : 01403 210211

Zeneca
Earls Road
Grangemouth
Stirlingshire
FK3 8XG
Tel : 01324 494000

Restaurants

British Airways Catering
Tel : 0345 007748

Beefeater (Whitbread)
Beefeater Restaurant & Pub
The Herculean
Houghton Hall Office Park
Porz Avenue
Dunstable
LU5 5XE
Tel : 01582 844 271
Fax : 01582 844 313
Contact : Alison Hull (Public Relations Manager)
Web : http://www.whitbread.co.uk/brands/portfolio/index.shtml


Bella Pasta Restaurants(Whitbread/BrightReasons Group)
Bakers House
25 Bakers Road
Uxbridge
Middlesex
UB8 1RG
Tel : 01895 811 911
Fax : 01895 812 049
Contact : Stephen Evans (Managing Director)
Web : http://www.whitbread.co.uk/brands/portfolio/index.shtml

Burger King
Tel :
Fax :

Cafe Rouge (Whitbread/Pelican PLC)
Tel : 0207 478 8023
Fax : 0207 478 8022
Contact : Karen Jones (Managing Director)
Web : http://www.whitbread.co.uk/brands/portfolio/index.shtml

Caffe Uno
20-21 Leicester Square
London
WC2H 7LE
Tel : +44 171 747 5113

Costa Coffee (Whitbread)
Costa Limited
The Roastery
30-34 Old Paradise Street
London
SE11 6AX
Tel : 0207 582 7272
Web : http://www.whitbread.co.uk/brands/portfolio/index.shtml

Dome (Whitbread/Pelican PLC)
Tel : 0207 478 8023
Fax : 0207 478 8022
Contact : Karen Jones (Managing Director)
Web : http://www.whitbread.co.uk/brands/portfolio/index.shtml

Domino's Pizza
Web : http://www.dominos.co.uk

Dragon Inns & Restaurants (Whitbread)
Web : http://www.whitbread.co.uk/brands/portfolio/index.shtml

GO
Mamma Amalfi (Whitbread/Pelican PLC)
Tel : 0207 478 8023
Fax : 0207 478 8022
Contact : Karen Jones (Managing Director)
Web : http://www.whitbread.co.uk/brands/portfolio/index.shtml

McDonalds
Tel : 020 8444 4343

Pizzaland (Whitbread/BrightReasons Group)
Tel : 020 8688 8282
Fax : 020 8681 3116
Contact : Sue Meeson / Sam Tomlin / William Murray
Web : http://www.whitbread.co.uk/brands/portfolio/index.shtml

Pizza Piazza (Passion for Food Ltd)
E-mail : Info@pizzapiazza.co.uk
Web : http://www.pizzapiazza.co.uk

Pizza Express
Unit 7
McKay Trading Estate
Kensal Road
London
W10 5BN
Tel : 0208 8960 8238
Fax : 0208 8969 6913
E-mail : enquiries@pizzaexpress.co.uk
Web : http://www.pizzaexpress.co.uk/
Contact : Robert Bird (Quality Control Manager)

Pizza Hut (Whitbread)
Pizza Hut(UK) Ltd
1 Imperial Place
Elstree Way
Borehamwood
Hertfordshire
WD6 1JN
Tel : 0208 8732 9000
Web : http://www.whitbread.co.uk/brands/portfolio/index.shtml

Pret a Manger
Old Mitre Court
43 Fleet Street
London
EC4Y 1ST
Tel : 020 7827 8000 or 020 7827 8888
Fax : 0207 827 6333
Contact : Julian Metcalfe
Web : http://www.mong.demon.co.uk/Pret/pret.htm

T.G.I. Friday's (Whitbread)
Tel : 01908 669911
Fax : 01908 672762
Contact : Claire Price (Marketing & Commercial Director)
Web : http://www.whitbread.co.uk/brands/portfolio/index.shtml

Whitbread
Tel : 0207 615 1059
Fax : 0207 615 1005
Contact : Lesley Hughes (Public Relations Manager)
Web : http://www.whitbread.co.uk/

Television

BBC TV
BBC Viewer and Listener Correspondence
Villiers House
The Broadway
London
W5 2PA
Tel : 0208 743 8000
Fax : 0208 749 6972
Fax : 0208 576 4468 (International Newsdesk)
Web : http://www.bbc.co.uk/

ITV Carlton
Carlton TV
101 St Martins Lane
London
WC2N 4AZ
Tel : 0207 615 1515
Web : http://www.carlton.co.uk

Channel 4
124 Horseferry Road
London
SW1P 2TX
Tel : 0207 396 4444
Web : http://www.channel4.co.uk/

Channel 5
P.O. Box 55
Nottingham
NG1 5HE
Tel : 0345 050505
Web : http://www.channelfive.co.uk

Newspapers and Press

Caterer and Hotelkeeper
Editor
Tel : 020 8652 3485
Fax : 020 8652 8973

Daily Express
Tel : 020 7928 8000
Fax : 020 7620 1654
Web : http://www.dailyexpress.co.uk/

Daily Mail
Tel : 020 7938 6000
Fax : 020 7937 4463
Fax : 020 7937 5287
Sean Poulter

Daily Mirror
One Canada Square
Canary Wharf
London
E14 5AP
Tel : 020 7293 3000
Fax : 020 7293 3409
Web : http://www.mirror.co.uk/

Daily Telegraph
Tel : 020 7538 5000
Fax : 020 7538 6242
Web : http://www.telegraph.co.uk/

Evening Standard
Tel : 020 7938 6000
Fax : 020 7937 3193

Financial Times
Tel : 020 7873 3000
Fax : 020 7873 3194
Web : http://www.ft.com/

Food and Service Management
Tel : 020 8652 8680
Fax : 020 8652 8973

Gastropod
Web : http://www.gastropod.co.uk/

Guardian
119 Farringdon Road
London
EC1R 3ER
Tel : 020 7278 2332
Fax : 020 7293 2435
Web : http://www.guardianunlimited.co.uk
E-mail (newsdesk) : home@guardian.co.uk

Hospitality Industry International
Tel : 01305 848193
Fax : 01305 848138

Hotel
Tel : 01323 728233
Fax : 01323 737089

Independent
One Canada Square
Canary Wharf
London
E14 5AP
Tel : 020 7293 2809
Fax : 020 7293 2182
Fax : 020 7293 2047 (Ios)
Web : http://www.independent.co.uk/

ITN
Fax : 020 7430 4015

New Scientist
Tel : 020 7331 2702
Fax : 020 7331 2772
Web : http://www.newscientist.co.uk/

Observer
119 Farringdon Road
London
EC1R 3ER
Tel : 020 7278 2332
Fax : 020 7713 4250
E-mail : reader-home@observer.co.uk

Press Association Ltd
Fax : 020 7963 7192

Sunday Telegraph
Tel : 020 7538 5000
Fax : 020 7538 6242

Sunday Times
Tel : 020 7782 5000
Fax : 020 7782 5988

Telegraph
Tel : 020 7538 5000
Fax : 020 7513 2506

Time Out
Tel : 020 7813 3000
Fax : 020 7813 6028
Web : http://www.timeout.com/

Times
Tel : 020 7782 5010
Fax : 020 7782 5013
Web : http://www.the-times.co.uk/


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