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CAP bans high-fat, salt and sugar food ads targeting children

A ban on advertising food high in fat, salt or sugar in media targeted at kids has been announced by The Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP).

Have your say on gluten-free food labelling

Bakers are being given a chance to have their say on the introduction of new regulations in England to enforce EU rules on the labelling of gluten-free foods.

Patisserie Holdings fined £60k after mouse droppings found in bakery

Patisserie Holdings has been fined £60k after inspectors found mouse droppings at a bakery.

Udi’s owner Boulder Brands quits UK gluten-free market

Boulder Brands – owner of the Udi’s gluten-free brand – has pulled out of the UK market.

FDF seminar for SMEs announced

Small and medium-sized food and drink producers (SMEs) can receive guidance on sugar reduction, labelling and claims at an upcoming seminar run by the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) and Leatherhead Food Research (LFR).

Study says baked goods contain highest levels of salt

Baked goods are among the biggest contributors to high levels of salt consumption by US children, researchers have claimed.

Irwin’s launches new low-sugar range for families

Northern Ireland bakery Irwin’s has created a new range of low-sugar products aimed at families.

FSA publishes summary of food incidents

Allergy alerts accounted for more than half the product recall notices issued by the Food Standards Agency between July and September this year.

Campaigners urge food manufacturers to support reformulation programme

Action on Sugar (AoS) has prodded food manufacturers to support Public Health England’s voluntary reformulation programme.

Whole grains linked to healthy hearts

Whole grains may help significantly lower the risk of heart disease in overweight and obese adults who are under the age of 50, according to a new study.

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