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

Who’s keeping count?

Government proposals to introduce calorie counts on menus are, it seems, going to be welcomed by the majority of diners, if the results of a recent survey are to be believed.

ROUND UP: INGREDIENTS

Here is your weekly round-up of ingredients news. Next week’s round-up will focus on packaging news. To submit an item for inclusion, please contact Michelle Maynard at michelle@bellpublishing.com.

DMK on reduced sugar and fat drive

Healthy and well-balanced diets have been a constant hit for many years. More consumers are paying attention to a health-conscious diet and increasingly resorting to products with as little sugar as possible.

Bemused by post-sugar tax pricing

I know I’ve banged on about sugar reduction on more than one occasion over the past few weeks, and the huge strides made by the soft drinks industry with regards to reformulation in a bid to avoid the so-called Soft Drinks Industry Levy.

Pesticides in foods: new figures published

Europeans continue to eat food that is largely free of pesticide residues or which contains levels of residues within legal limits, according to latest monitoring figures from the European Food Safety Authority.

Fishing for answers

Less than a week ago, a review published in the Cochrane Library suggested that omega-3 supplements have no significant effect on the reduction of heart disease stroke and premature death.