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These are the fruit and veg that will get more expensive after Brexit

A no-deal Brexit would cost UK households an extra £158 in fruit and veg alone, researchers said.

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Monday briefing: May under pressure to justify £40bn Brexit bill

Monday briefing: May under pressure to justify £40bn Brexit bill

Leavers want guarantees on future relationship with EU … Chaos in Zimbabwe as Mugabe refuses to quit … Notorious cult leader Charles Manson dies aged 83

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We are all going to be £852 a year worse off after Brexit

We are all going to be £852 a year worse off after Brexit

It's down to a heady mixture of price inflation and wage stagnation.

metro.co.uk
Five-a-day eating targets 'will be unaffordable for millions after Brexit'

Five-a-day eating targets 'will be unaffordable for millions after Brexit'

Thinktank says consumption of fruit and vegetables could be hit by exchange rates, tariffs and higher labour costs

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Five-A-Day Could Become Unaffordable For Millions

Five-A-Day Could Become Unaffordable For Millions

 It has been an uncertain time for British fruit and veg farmers recently, what with labour shortages, a fall in the value of the pound and the prospect of post-Brexit tariffs looming.Predictions...

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Banning unhealthy meal deals is not the answer | Kathleen Kerridge

Banning unhealthy meal deals is not the answer | Kathleen Kerridge

Adults have to be given the right to make choices, says freelance writer Kathleen Kerridge

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Is 10-a-day diet only for the wealthy?

Is 10-a-day diet only for the wealthy?

New advice says we need to eat 10 portions of fruit and veg but is this only a diet for the wealthy?

bbc.co.uk
Let them tax cakes. And add veg to Bake Off mix, says Fearnley‑Whittingstall

Let them tax cakes. And add veg to Bake Off mix, says Fearnley‑Whittingstall

Never mind the banoffee choux buns and peanut millionaire’s shortbread, the celebrity chef Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall has called for “healthier challenges” on The Great British Bake Off — and...

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Lidl expands fun size veg range to help kids eats their greens - with products starting at 39p

Lidl expands fun size veg range to help kids eats their greens - with products starting at 39p

MAKING sure children get their five-a-day can prove a battle for many parents, but Lidl claims that its veggie range can make things easier. The budget store is expanding its fun-size fruit and veg…

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Firms pledge extra veg help for those struggling with five a day

Firms pledge extra veg help for those struggling with five a day

Sales of vegetables are continuing to fall, but help is on the way from takeaways and stores as well as schools and the workplace

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Fresh produce makes up just 7.2% of our shop

Fresh produce makes up just 7.2% of our shop

Health experts say that as many as 20,000 premature deaths annually in the UK could be avoided if we all ate more veg.

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If Brits are scared of fruit and veg ? time for lateral thinking

If Brits are scared of fruit and veg ? time for lateral thinking

Why do some people find fruit and veg frightening and repugnant? New figures show we only spend a measly 7.2 per cent of our weekly food bill (a third of what experts recommend) on fresh produce. Faced with an obesity crisis and a rise in Type 2 diabetes, successive governments have spent vast amounts of public money trying to persuade us of the benefits of eating five fruit and veg a day ? only for research to reveal the campaigns have had zero impact, and we are consuming less.

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Third of people in Wales eat five-a-day

Third of people in Wales eat five-a-day

Only 32% of people in Wales eat five portions of fruit and vegetables a day, a report by the Food Foundation finds as it launches a new initiative.

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Vegetable campaign wilts as teens barely eat one a day

Vegetable campaign wilts as teens barely eat one a day

A quarter of secondary school pupils eat less than one portion of vegetables a day — and almost a fifth of the vegetables they do eat are baked beans and pizza toppings. Figures compiled by the...

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Firms pledge extra veg help for those struggling with five a day

Firms pledge extra veg help for those struggling with five a day

Sales of vegetables are continuing to fall, but help is on the way from takeaways and stores as well as schools and the workplace

theguardian.com
Third of people in Wales eat five-a-day

Third of people in Wales eat five-a-day

Only 32% of people in Wales eat five portions of fruit and vegetables a day, a report by the Food Foundation finds as it launches a new initiative.

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Children are eating less than one portion of vegetables a day

Children are eating less than one portion of vegetables a day

The diet of Britain's youngsters is leaving a sour taste in the mouths of health campaigners, as they criticise the Government's initiative to encourage children to eat their greens.

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The Daily Telegraph

School meals to have extra helping of veg

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Should your supermarket receipt count calories?

Should your supermarket receipt count calories?

A new proposal says the ‘traffic light’ labels used on food packaging ought to be applied to your whole shop to help people eat better

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UNICEF Report; Britain Worst in Europe for Children's Hunger - End Hunger UK

UNICEF Report; Britain Worst in Europe for Children's Hunger - End Hunger UK

This June’s UNICEF report should have shocked Britain into action. Britain has the highest level of children brought up in severe food poverty in Europe. Robin Hinks works for the Food Foundation an independent think tank on food issues who have long called for regular measurement of levels of food insecurity in the UK and takes us through the figures in …

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Levels of child hunger and deprivation in UK among highest of rich nations

Levels of child hunger and deprivation in UK among highest of rich nations

Unicef report finds that one in three British children are in ‘multi-dimensional poverty’ and says gaps between rich and poor are widening around the world

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There’s a food poverty crisis in the UK. And the government is starved of ideas | Kathleen Kerridge

There’s a food poverty crisis in the UK. And the government is starved of ideas | Kathleen Kerridge

As the cost of living rises and wages stagnate, for many food is becoming harder to afford. We’re returning to an era where a healthy diet is aspirational

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Poorest UK families struggle to put food on the table, survey finds

Poorest UK families struggle to put food on the table, survey finds

One in four low-income households does not eat regularly or healthily because of a lack of money, Food Standards Agency says

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Is 10-a-day diet only for the wealthy?

Is 10-a-day diet only for the wealthy?

New advice says we need to eat 10 portions of fruit and veg but is this only a diet for the wealthy?

bbc.co.uk
Cadbury pulls out of Fairtrade chocolate ? but it's keeping the logo on packaging anyway

Cadbury pulls out of Fairtrade chocolate ? but it's keeping the logo on packaging anyway

Cadbury?is pulling?out of the Fairtrade scheme, after seven years of giving some of its best-known?chocolate treats an ethical stamp of approval, in favour of its own sustainability programme ??Cocoa Life scheme. The Fairtrade logo is awarded to products that meet strict criteria such as paying farmers minimum price for cocoa.

independent.co.uk
Revealed: the shocking amount of sugar in your 'healthy' yogurt - and the worst culprits

Revealed: the shocking amount of sugar in your 'healthy' yogurt - and the worst culprits

Most of us keep a pot of yogurt in the fridge because of its supposedly healthful credentials, but chances are it contains more sugar than the couple of chocolate biscuits you wouldn’t ever dream of eating for breakfast.

telegraph.co.uk
Claims that millions are food insecure in Britain are hard to believe, says Peter Hill

Claims that millions are food insecure in Britain are hard to believe, says Peter Hill

MORE than eight million people in Britain are starving, according to the Food Foundation think tank.

express.co.uk
What yoghurt tells us about the obesity fight

What yoghurt tells us about the obesity fight

Campaigners want the government to get tough on the food industry to help in the fight against obesity. Yoghurt is an excellent example of why the health lobby is so exercised.

bbc.co.uk
More than 8 million in UK struggle to put food on table, survey says

More than 8 million in UK struggle to put food on table, survey says

Food Foundation reveals scale of food insecurity, with 4.7 million thought to be regularly going a day without eating

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Who knows how many people are going hungry? The government should | Patrick Butler

Who knows how many people are going hungry? The government should | Patrick Butler

The UK government’s welfare policy is now dependent on food bank handouts. But surely it’s time to get a proper measure of the level of food insecurity

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From sugar tax to big data: 9 lessons about tackling obesity

From sugar tax to big data: 9 lessons about tackling obesity

The World Health Organisation has called obesity an ‘exploding nightmare’. Experts joined us to discuss how businesses can tackle he epidemic

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Sugar tax: How bold is it?

Sugar tax: How bold is it?

The announcement by Chancellor George Osborne that a tax on sugary drinks is to be introduced came as a surprise - ministers had spent months suggesting they were against the idea. But is it as radical as it seems?

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YouTube

Anna Taylor, Executive Director, interviewed at Food Matters Live

Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content and share it all with friends, family and the world on YouTube.

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Why the government is going sweet on a sugar tax

Why the government is going sweet on a sugar tax

The government - once adamant that a sugar tax would not be introduced - appears to be wavering.

bbc.co.uk
Force-fed junk food? British families being 'MANIPULATED' into eating unhealthy meals

Force-fed junk food? British families being 'MANIPULATED' into eating unhealthy meals

BRITISH families are being "MANIPULATED" into eating more and more junk food, a dramatic new report into our eating habits has claimed.

express.co.uk
Childhood obesity strategy: not even an E for effort

Childhood obesity strategy: not even an E for effort

Government plans to improve nation’s health have disappointed everyone, from health leaders to the food industry

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Former ministers attack 'massive damp squib' of childhood obesity plan

Former ministers attack 'massive damp squib' of childhood obesity plan

Dan Poulter and Norman Lamb say strategy falls short of promised gamechanger, as Jamie Oliver is left ‘in shock’

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The shocking amount of sugar in your favourite yoghurts and the worst culprit of them all - Independent.ie

The shocking amount of sugar in your favourite yoghurts and the worst culprit of them all - Independent.ie

Many of the flavoured yoghurts available in supermarkets contain more sugar than chocolate biscuits and other junk food favourites, a new study has pinpointed.

independent.ie
MPs need to stop food becoming a political hot potato

MPs need to stop food becoming a political hot potato

The politics of food has been ignored by politicians to the detriment of the consumer for many decades. However, policy for food and feeding the nation is going to become a much bigger issue. All...

thetimes.co.uk

TV and Radio

BBC Breakfast

Tesco’s Tim Smith and Dr Rangan Chatterjee talk about Peas Please on the BBC Breakfast sofa.

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ITV News

Should food manufacturers put more vegetables in our meals?

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Trade & Local Press

Tesco shows commitment to veg with Xmas centrepiece launches

Tesco shows commitment to veg with Xmas centrepiece launches

Tesco shows commitment to veg with Xmas centrepiece launches - from Horticulture Week

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UK: Tesco biggest ever meat-free Christmas range

UK: Tesco biggest ever meat-free Christmas range

05 Dec 2017 --- Changing UK diets have prompted Tesco to double its vegetarian and vegan centerpiece festive food offering this year to keep pace with demand for meat-free products. 

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Millions could be ‘priced out of 5 A Day’ after Brexit

Millions could be ‘priced out of 5 A Day’ after Brexit

Food Foundation thinktank says fresh produce consumption could drop as exchange rates, labour costs and tariffs increase prices

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Households in Scotland 'more than £800 a year worse off due to Brexit'

Households in Scotland 'more than £800 a year worse off due to Brexit

The Centre for Economic Performance's report finds the average household pays £404 a year extra due to price inflation while wage stagnation costs the average worker £448

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Peas Please: PwC commits to boost employee fruit and veg intake

Peas Please: PwC commits to boost employee fruit and veg intake

PwC has become the first professional services firm to make a pledge to increase the amount of fruit and veg eaten by employees, a move which it hopes will create a healthier and more sustainable workplace. - edie news centre

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Recipe of the Day: Almond and Garlic Broccoli by Carina Contini

Recipe of the Day: Almond and Garlic Broccoli by Carina Contini

Almond and Garlic Broccoli by Carina Contini of Contini Restaurants In Edinburgh

heraldscotland.com

Ilona Amos: Our poor diet is killing us, so let’s talk veg

It’s not really news anymore that our waistlines are expanding. Two-thirds of Scots are overweight or obese and this is having a massive impact on our health and life expectancy.

scotsman.com
Shoppers could soon have 'veggie only' compartments to get their fill of 'five a day'

Shoppers could soon have 'veggie only' compartments to get their fill of 'five a day'

LEADING supermarkets and contractors providing meals to schools, hospitals and prisons have pledged to help people receive their “five a day”…

heraldscotland.com

Call for more vegetables on people's plates

A HEALTH campaign is calling on people to become national trailblazers by asking for an extra portion of vegetables every day.

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Fresh Plaza

UK’s biggest retailer joins NFU Fruit and Veg Pledge

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International Supermarket News

Tesco pledges to back British farmers and help people eat more healthily

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Stephen Jardine: Healthy food must be our next big priority

We’ve addressed smoking, and now the focus is on how alcohol can harm our health. Diet has to follow, says Stephen Jardine

scotsman.com
‘Peas Please’ urges industry to make new vegetable pledge | Eat Out Magazine

‘Peas Please’ urges industry to make new vegetable pledge | Eat Out Magazine

Partnered by WWF, Nourish Scotland and Food Cardiff, ‘Peas Please’ is hoping for over 20 pledges from organisations to be made at a summit event on 24 October. These commitments, it says, will then be monitored over a three-year period up until October 2020. Peas Please is targeting caterers, restaurateurs, manufacturers, retailers and government bodies to support the initiative which Anna Taylor, executive director of the Food Foundation, said could save lives.

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Footprint

HALF A PORTION OF VEG IN EVERY THREE OOH MEALS

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Be Healthy

5 a day message misfires

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Fresh Produce Journal

A brand new campaign to increase the amount of veg we eat is focusing on the trade rather than consumers

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Climate change and cost of land cited as top threats

Climate change and cost of land cited as top threats

A new survey has quizzed produce firms on their top concerns to help shape a new deal for horticulture post Brexit

fruitnet.com
Scots veg consumption lowest in UK

Scots veg consumption lowest in UK

CONSUMERS in Britain are eating two thirds less vegetables than is recommended by health experts.

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Opinion: Supply chain should help change diets

Opinion: Supply chain should help change diets

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The Big Debate does Brexit

The Big Debate does Brexit

A panel of industry leaders came together at FPJ Live to outline what they wanted from future Brexit negotiations

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Why did Asda decide to stop the sale of loose fruit & veg?

Why did Asda decide to stop the sale of loose fruit & veg?

Has Asda really lost the plot on packaging or is there method in its ?madness??

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Why did Asda decide to stop the sale of loose fruit & veg?

Why did Asda decide to stop the sale of loose fruit & veg?

Has Asda really lost the plot on packaging or is there method in its ?madness??

thegrocer.co.uk
A quarter of families struggle to afford food in the UK: Gov survey

A quarter of families struggle to afford food in the UK: Gov survey

Almost one in four low-income families have difficulty eating regularly or healthily, finds a UK government survey that lays bare the extent of issues of affordability and food insecurity.

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Leaving the EU: Food Prices - Hansard Online

Leaving the EU: Food Prices - Hansard Online

Hansard (the Official Report) is the edited verbatim report of proceedings of both the House of Commons and the House of Lords. Daily Debates from Hansard are published on this website the next working day.

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Children's sugar intake equivalent to five doughnuts a day: Obesity Health Alliance

Children's sugar intake equivalent to five doughnuts a day: Obesity Health Alliance

Children in the UK are eating the equivalent of five doughnuts a day in sugar, according to the Obesity Health Alliance, as it calls on industry to reformulate its products.

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Sign up to help increase veg intake, suppliers urged

Sign up to help increase veg intake, suppliers urged

The Peas Please campaign is calling for produce firms to get involved in kickstarting a major step change in veg consumption

fruitnet.com
Adland must show it wants to protect kids

Adland must show it wants to protect kids

The industry has shown leadership when it comes to ads featuring children. Now it must prove that it cares about kids' exposure to advertising too.

campaignlive.co.uk
Westminster Hall debates: UK Parliament Hansard Debates - TheyWorkForYou

Westminster Hall debates: UK Parliament Hansard Debates - TheyWorkForYou

TheyWorkForYou is a website which makes it easy to keep track of your local MP's activities.

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EDUcatering Forum Review

EDUcatering Forum Review

LACA’s West Midlands region celebrates local stars t.co/Cldw7YPW5S t.co/DgRCAwmVeX

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More peas please, we're British: Food Foundation launches campaign to boost vegetable intake

More peas please, we're British: Food Foundation launches campaign to boost vegetable intake

Rising prices, fewer nutrients and an overall fall in domestic production are reducing Britain's vegetable intake, says think tank Food Foundation as it launches a campaign to investigate industry's role in improving vegetable intake.

foodnavigator.com
Brits must eat more UK-grown fruit & veg, says campaign

Brits must eat more UK-grown fruit & veg, says campaign

A new report calls on the government to link post-Brexit agricultural subsidies to supporting the public good

thegrocer.co.uk
Childhood Obesity Strategy - Hansard Online

Childhood Obesity Strategy - Hansard Online

Hansard (the Official Report) is the edited verbatim report of proceedings of both the House of Commons and the House of Lords. Daily Debates from Hansard are published on this website the next working day.

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Written answers: Hansard Written Answers - TheyWorkForYou

Written answers: Hansard Written Answers - TheyWorkForYou

TheyWorkForYou is a website which makes it easy to keep track of your local MP's activities.

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Food prices to go up as value of pound goes down

Food prices to go up as value of pound goes down

THE price of a weekly shop is expected to rise amid growing Brexit uncertainty with some families already struggling to put food on the table, it…

heraldscotland.com
UK food charities struggling to serve people in need

UK food charities struggling to serve people in need

Neighbourly, the social network for social good, has published the results of a survey of charities and volunteer organisations across the UK which regularly distribute surplus food to those in need.

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London’s childhood obesity epidemic - London Essays

London’s childhood obesity epidemic - London Essays

Anna became the Food Foundation’s first Executive Director at the beginning of June 2015, after five years at the Department for International Development. At DFID she led the policy team on nutrition and supported the delivery of the UK’s global commitments to tackle undernutrition. Previously, she worked for Save the Children, UNICEF and the Department of Health. In 2014 she was awarded an OBE for her work to address the global burden of undernutrition.

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Fighting food insecurity: Collective narrative needed to drive change, says Food Foundation

Fighting food insecurity: Collective narrative needed to drive change, says Food Foundation

A new approach for food and nutrition security in the UK is needed in order to deliver access to healthy, affordable and sustainable diets for all, according to the Food Foundation.

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Bishop of Truro – Government’s Life Chances Strategy needs to address food insecurity and young people’s mental health services

Bishop of Truro – Government’s Life Chances Strategy needs to address food insecurity and young people’s mental health services

On 11th May 2016 Lord Farmer led a debate in the House of Lords on the motion “to ask Her Majesty’s Government what steps they are taking to deliver the Life Chances Strategy to transform the…

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Charity calls on government to better utilise food data ?  Charity Digital News

Charity calls on government to better utilise food data ? Charity Digital News

A review of new UN data by the Food Foundation and Oxford University has led to calls for the government to better manage data around food levels.

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Over 8 million in UK are too poor to eat, survey claims

Over 8 million in UK are too poor to eat, survey claims

One in 10 adults in UK struggle to get sufficient food and nearly half of them have gone an entire day without a meal.

ibtimes.co.uk
Obesity: stop accusing the poor of making bad choices

Obesity: stop accusing the poor of making bad choices

Eighty years ago, poor people in Britain suffered ill health as a result of eating unhealthy food, just as they do today. The only difference is, in 1936, policymakers didn't blame the poor.

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Food Waste - Hansard Online

Food Waste - Hansard Online

Hansard (the Official Report) is the edited verbatim report of proceedings of both the House of Commons and the House of Lords. Daily Debates from Hansard are published on this website the next working day.

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Processed food is having a sinister effect on our taste buds | Spectator Health

Processed food is having a sinister effect on our taste buds | Spectator Health

Two reports today cast a grim light on our eating habits. One, based on a University of Nottingham study, claims that a diet of over-engineered food is distorting the ability of children to recognise…

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Nando's meals 'less healthy than KFC'

Nando's meals 'less healthy than KFC'

If you thought a Nando's chicken meal was healthier than a KFC, think again. A new documentary going out on Channel 4 tonight reveals that the Portugese-themed restaurant's meals can have more calories and more sugar than similar dishes

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UK farming unions commit to working together post-Brexit

UK farming unions commit to working together post-Brexit

Farming unions from England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland have committed to work together post-Brexit.

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Groups rally to defend UK dietary guide after attacks by 'interested industry'

Groups rally to defend UK dietary guide after attacks by 'interested industry'

Over twenty health, consumer and professional organisations have joined together in support of the UK’s Eatwell guide following attacks by “maverick commentators and interested industry with an axe to grind”.

foodnavigator.com
M?ller cuts amount of sugar in Kids Corner yoghurts by 50%

M?ller cuts amount of sugar in Kids Corner yoghurts by 50%

The range?s total sugar content to be reduced to just 10% per 100g

thegrocer.co.uk
Sharon backs Make Rio Count to address Global Hunger

Sharon backs Make Rio Count to address Global Hunger

Working hard for Washington and Sunderland West.

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