Archive for March 2012

‘Cheapest’ lunchtime meal unveiled

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Britain’s ‘cheapest’ lunchtime meal has been unveiled – the toast sandwich. The Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) is reviving the mid-Victorian dish, which consists of two slices of bread around […]

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Use of food additives ‘safer and more transparent’ thanks to new legislation.

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Safer and more transparent use. The use of additives in food will soon become even safer and more transparent thanks to legislation adopted by the European Commission. “This represents a […]

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Global additives market on the up

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Global sales of food and drink additives reached £17.3 billion last year, according to a new report. The best performing sectors include enzymes, acidulants and hydrocolloids, says Leatherhead Food Research’s […]

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E-numbers feast!

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The day I ate as many E-numbers as possible! Food labels such as ‘natural’ and ‘pure’ are confusing shoppers, according to a survey. But even more misunderstood are the E […]

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Salt in bread

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THE STORY: A third of breads contain more salt than recommended under guidelines being introduced next year, according to campaign group CASH (Campaign for Action on Salt and Health). The […]

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