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FEA lobbies government with radical plan to support foodservice industry

22 June 2020

Strategy will help equipment suppliers and foodservice operators while boosting green agenda FEA is lobbying the government to initiate a radical plan designed to support the foodservice industry while pushing the net zero carbon agenda, by encouraging the development and sale of more energy efficient equipment. The association has published its ideas in ‘Net Zero Carbon: A Three Point Plan for Foodservice Equipment’, which is available to download from the news section at   The three key points are tax...

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RCDs trigger a lockdown-easing issue

28 May 2020

FEA warns that RCDs may cause nuisance tripping issues after prolonged inactivity FEA says some members are reporting that, as electrical appliances in commercial kitchens are being tested after mothballing, there are occasional nuisance tripping issues associated with equipment that is connected to an RCD (Residual Current Device). RCDs switch off the electric supply automatically if there is a fault, giving enhanced levels of safety compared to standard fuses and circuit breakers.  It seems that the nuisance tripping may be...

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