Italian health ministry cracks down on use of activated charcoal in 'black bread'
8th January 2016
Italian health chiefs have taken a tough stance on the use of activated charcoal in baked goods – banning bakers from describing such products as bread and clamping down on health claims
Is food marketed as healthy inadvertently fuelling obesity?
5th January 2016
People tend to overeat food marketed as healthy because they assume it is less filling but food companies can counter this by portraying food as 'nourishing' or 'wholesome' instead, researchers have found.
Date label headaches could make consumers sick: Survey
5th January 2016
More than one third (39%) of UK shoppers say they would eat seafood past its ‘use by’ date, whilst even more (42%) would do the same with poultry – a worrying development according to experts.
Nesquik bunny ad banned for ‘same old tricks’
23rd December 2015
A Nesquik bunny advert has been banned for claiming that hot chocolate gives children a “great start to the day”.
The cartoon character is seen stirring a cup of hot chocolate alongside the slogan and a Nutri-Start box referring to vitamin D, zinc and iron content.
Warning issued after spate of food safety recalls
21st December 2015
Food and drink manufacturers have been warned to beware recalls after a spate of high-profile cases involving Asda and other leading supermarkets.
Law firm Roythornes issued the warning following 13 food and drink product recalls by companies such as Waitrose, Lidl and Tesco in December
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