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These are all the posts that have been tagged with health.

Bright future for UK dairy industry

The UK dairy industry is “increasingly strong, vibrant and ambitious” and can successfully deal with the unprecedented challenges and opportunities it now faces.

Round Up: Ingredients

Here is your weekly round-up of ingredients news. Next week’s round-up will focus on packaging news.

Doing our level best to keep calm over contaminants

Despite several scaremongering headlines to the contrary, results from the EFSA’s latest study into levels of acrylamide in a range of UK retail foods reveal ‘no increase in concern about the risk to human health’.

UK adults confused about nutrition

New research from the British Nutrition Foundation (BNF) reveals that 43% of adults surveyed admit that they find it difficult to find reliable information on healthy diets, with changing information, messages and advice from media and experts being the biggest causes for confusion (76% and 61% respectively).

Mintel announces summer 2018 food & drink trends

With summer around the corner, Mintel’s global analysts predict four food and drink trends consumers can expect at parties and celebrations this sunshine season, as it publishes its 2018 Summer Food & Drink Trends.

Where’s the beef?

Laura Clews looks at the growing movement of cell-cultured meat and the ethical and moral issues, as well as the importance of technology and intellectual property, in this area.

Round Up: Ingredients

Here is your weekly round-up of ingredients news. Next week’s round-up will focus on packaging news.

Ombar announces Fair for Life certification

Ombar, producer of raw chocolate in the UK, has announced that it is now certified as Fair For Life, an internationally recognised programme for Fair Trade and Responsible Supply Chains.

#PassOnPlastic

Today (5 June) marks the world’s first One Plastic Free Day. Organised by campaign group A Plastic Planet, the initiative hopes to reach 250 million people globally, encouraging them to avoid food and drink products packed in plastic for 24 hours.