Archive for April 2012

Acrylamide levels ‘do not increase concern about human health’


A new Food Standards Agency (FSA) study shows an upward trend in acrylamide levels in processed cereal based baby foods (excluding rusks) but a reduction in other products, such as […]

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Soft drinks giants change manufacturing process to avoid ‘unfounded health warning’


Coca-Cola and Pepsi are changing how they make an ingredient in their drinks to avoid being legally obliged to put a cancer warning label on the bottle which they say […]

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Vitamin D deficiency a ‘major problem’


A quarter of all toddlers in the UK are lacking Vitamin D, according to new research. A recommendation that all children under five should take Vitamin D supplements, 74 per […]

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Healthy diet can improve behaviour of children with ADHD


Eating more healthily can improve the behaviour of children with ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) if therapy and medication fails to work, according to a new study. Researchers said that […]

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Food allergy myths


An online tool aimed at dispelling myths about food allergy and intolerance has been launched on the NHS Choices website, with the help of the Food Standards Agency (FSA). The […]

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