Food giant Kraft has reduced the trans fat content in around 650 of
its products, in time for the 1 January labeling deadline, which
will require all food companies to label the amount of trans-fat in
The Puritans described its rich ingredients as "unfit for
God-fearing people". The Quakers referred to it as "the invention
of the scarlet whore of Babylon ". Who would have thought that the
humble Christmas pudding...
Sales of organic food and drink in the UK have doubled in recent
years, with strong growth set to continue into the future, as the
market remains "wide open for new entrants," according to a
new report by Mintel.
The European Commission has adopted a proposal for new regulations
for organic production and labelling, which makes the use of the EU
logo or wording obligatory for all organic food products sold in EU
The combination of common food additives could interfere with the
development of the nervous system, raising new concerns about the
health implications of children's diets, according to a new report
Some UK ethnic groups are at an increased risk of suffering ill
effects as a result of too much salt according to CASH, which is
making the African Caribbean population the focus of next year's
National Salt Awareness Week.