Archive for March 2012

‘Cheapest’ lunchtime meal unveiled

Cheap as....

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.


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


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!


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


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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