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Slash sugar intake further say experts

Health experts have called for a more ambitious target on sugar reduction. 

Prime Minister meets food bosses at job summit

Leading food companies and the major supermarkets met with the Prime Minister yesterday to discuss improving the employability skills of the young unemployed. 

Gluten intolerance:
Gluten free products have become more popular due to allergies
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One in five suffer food allergies

Research has revealed that one in five people are now affected by a food allergy or intolerance.

Gail’s fined £12k following customer injury

Artisan bakery chain Gail’s is to pay £12,000 after a customer fractured her pelvis at the premises.

Competition authority reviews Dorset Cereals sale to ABF

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is reviewing the proposed £50m sale of Dorset Cereals to Associated British Food (ABF).

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Costa Coffee
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NHS criticised for junk food

The NHS has been criticised for fuelling obesity levels after an investigation revealed hospitals house dozens of fast food restaurants and coffee shops.

CBA gives cautious welcome to ‘Tesco Tax’

Proposals to tax large supermarkets have been welcomed with caution by the Craft Bakers’ Association (CBA). 

A ripened poppy seed head:
Regulation to reduce opium levels
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Guidelines for poppy seed usage

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has issued new guidelines to producers to reduce the presence of opium in poppy seeds. 

Study fins pesticides in bread
'Scaremongering':
The federation of bakers claim the report is missleading
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FOB hits back at bread pesticide ‘scaremongering’

The Federation of Bakers (FOB) has slammed a report claiming two thirds of bread contains pesticides. 

Action on sugar drops bread
Misleading:
The Federation of Bakers challenged the decision to include bread in a list of sugary foods
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Bread dropped from sugary foods list

Action on Sugar has removed bread from its list of unhealthy foods, following direct action from the Federation of Bakers (FoB).

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