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Nutrition labelling requires ‘appropriate’ reference amounts: Consumer study

Consumers are generally able to use nutrition labelling systems to identify more and less healthy foods, but the use of different reference amounts may be confusing, say researchers.

YouTube Oreo ‘lick race’ ads banned

The UK’s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has banned several YouTube adverts for Oreos following a BBC Newsround investigation, ruling that their commercial nature was not immediately clear to viewers.

Could a yogurt a day keep diabetes away?

A high intake of yogurt may be associated with a lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes, suggests a new meta-analysis.

EU companies make progress on goal to halve food waste by 2020

The European food industry has made progress toward cutting food waste, with nearly two-thirds including wastage in their sustainability strategy, according to a new report from trade organisation FoodDrinkEurope.

Sustainable chocolate: Mid-lifers like quality and ethics

Mid-life consumers aged 45-54 purchase chocolate regularly and sustainable messaging should capture their attention, says Canadean.

NSF International and LRQA respond to report findings

Food sector losing more than £11bn due to fraud - report

Food fraud and error could be costing UK companies £11.2bn or 85% of profits a year, according to a report.

Benexia chia oil wins EU novel foods approval

The European Commission has approved Benexia chia oil as a novel food for use in food supplements and in place of other plant fats and oils in foods and drink applications.

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Myth busting? High salt intake may not increase thirst

Myth busting? High salt intake may not increase thirst

It is commonly believed that consumption of salty foods increases thirst, and could be a reason for...

MEPs reject nanoparticles in novel foods

MEPs reject nanoparticles in novel foods

Members of the European Parliament’s health and environment committee last night rejected a Commission proposal that would...

Pope Francis: Food has been reduced to a commodity

Pope Francis: Food has been reduced to a commodity

Market pre-eminence has reduced food to a commodity subject to financial speculation, Pope Francis told attendees at...

Clear guidelines needed on potassium-based salt replacers, says CASH chair

Clear guidelines needed on potassium-based salt replacers, says CASH chair

The UK’s Department of Health should establish clear guidelines on potassium-based salt replacers and back down from...

‘Robust’ evidence for GM crop benefits, says meta-analysis

‘Robust’ evidence for GM crop benefits, says meta-analysis

Genetically modified crops offer ‘large and significant’ benefits in both developed and developing countries, according to a...

How important is saltiness when reducing salt?

How important is saltiness when reducing salt?

Many different approaches have been taken to reducing salt, from mineral-based salt replacers to gradual reduction to...

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