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No ‘important associations’ between meat consumption and health risks, study says

A controversial new study claims there is “no statistically significant” or “important associations” between meat consumption and the risk of heart disease, diabetes and...

New report shows further sugar reduction progress by food industry

Public Health England (PHE) has published its second-year report on progress made by the food industry to voluntarily reduce sugar in everyday foods. The report shows the...

Report highlights rising risk of cybersecurity to food safety

Cyberattacks are becoming an increasing risk to food production and safety, according to a new report from researchers at the University of Minnesota. As well...

Signs gov trying to ‘soften up’ public for lower food standards,...

A new industry briefing points to signs that the UK government is trying to “soften up” the public for lower food standards post-Brexit. The new...

‘Snack tax’ better than sugary drink levy for tackling obesity, study...

A snack tax may be more effective than a sugary drink levy in tackling obesity, new research argues. The study was funded by the National...

Kite Packaging donate to worthy cause

The Coventry-based online division of Kite Packaging has donated £1,000 to the Warwickshire & Northamptonshire Air Ambulance. Employees of Kite met with some of the...

Government launches hospital food review

Prue Leith, restaurateur and presenter on Channel 4’s Great British Bake Off, will act as an adviser on a new government review to improve...

Britain has healthiest packaged food and drinks, survey finds

Packaged food and drinks in Britain have been crowned the healthiest in the world, ranking ahead of the US and Australia, a new global...

Researchers make case for fortifying wheat flour with vitamin D

Fortifying wheat flour with vitamin D would prevent 10 million new cases of vitamin D deficiency in England and Wales over the next ninety...

‘Dangerously high’ salt levels found in picnic foods

The nation’s typical picnic basket contains “dangerously high” salt levels, according to a new survey by Action on Salt. The new research, which analysed 555...

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