National media briefing: The Fairtrade Foundation, Alcohol Concern, Infertility Network, Damilola Taylor Trust, In Kind Direct

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing
The Fairtrade Foundation is set to make its first foray into the seafood industry by creating certification standards for tiger and king prawns.
See The Independent for the full story

Alcohol Concern is one of six health organisations that have walked away from the government’s "responsibility deal" on alcohol, claiming the health secretary Andrew Lansley has allowed the industry to make insignificant pledges that will do nothing to reduce drink-related illness and death.
See The Guardian for the full story

Research by the Infertility Network has found that at least 11 primary care trusts in England have suspended funding for new IVF treatment referrals.
See The Daily Telegraph for the full story

The Damilola Taylor Trust has said it is a "crying shame" that one of Damilola Taylor’s killers, Ricky Preddie, who has gone back to jail six months after his release for breaching the terms of his probation, was released without being mentored.
See The Sun for the full story

In Kind Direct claims charities are missing out on millions of pounds because the UK's tax regime does not offer companies an incentive to donate their surplus goods.
See The Independent for the full story

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