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Children ‘exceed’ acceptable daily intake of phosphates, EFSA finds

By Katy Askew

A new opinion published by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has concluded that some population groups – particularly infants, children and adolescents – have too many phosphates in their diets. The opinion calls for a maximum level of phosphates...

Citrus fruits are ‘distinctively’ high in vitamins, minerals and nutrients. Pic: Getty Images/bhofack2

Citrus peel boosts fiber and shelf life in bread: Study

By Kristine Sherred

A study published in Frontiers of Nutrition revealed that adding 2% of blood orange and lemon fibers to wholewheat durum flour was a viable approach to producing high-fiber bread with respectable shelf life.

Greggs CEO Roger Whiteside: “Trying to find a solution that gives people want they want is the issue. They don’t want products that aren’t tasty.”

‘Level playing-field needed to combat obesity’: Greggs CEO

By Oliver Morrison

Healthier food now makes up 25% of Greggs sales, according to the boss of the UK’s largest bakery chain. But the independent sector is moving in a different direction, he fears, creating an uneven playing field and posing a risk to the food industry’s...