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Happy World Plant Milk Day

Today (22 August) marks the first ever World Plant Milk Day. This celebration of plant based milk is the latest in a string of campaigns – such as Meat-free Mondays, National Vegetarian Week and Veganuary – that shows the extent of the free from boom.

PHE announces next stage of childhood obesity plan

Public Health England (PHE) has announced that it will be evaluating the evidence on children’s calorie consumption and setting the ambition for the calorie reduction programme to remove excess calories from the foods children consume the most.

Redefining functionality

Lucy Brice discusses the new age of functional ingredients, and why food and drink products now should be all encompassing to cater for increasingly demanding consumers.

The plot thickens

In many news reports, the escalating ‘eggs scandal’ is being likened to 2013’s horsemeat scandal, with both food scares spreading across Europe quite rapidly.

UK recalls of chicken at an all-time high since 2002

According to a report from Stericycle ExpertSolutions, recalls of chicken and other poultry meats are at their highest level since 2002, just as it was revealed that chicken has overtaken red meat as the most popular meat in Britain.

Honey, I shrunk the chocolate

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has highlighted the ‘shrinkflation’ effect – that is household goods manufacturers reducing packaging sizes while keeping prices the same – being felt across a range of items in the UK.