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

Seeing red

Another week, and another proposed tax being tossed in the direction of the food industry.

Season’s eatings

Those of you who are already getting into the festive spirit might need to put that glass of egg nog down, as a new government policy is this week urging us to take more responsibility for our own health.

Surge in UK vegan products

The share of meat-free new products carrying a vegan/no animal ingredients claim nearly doubled in 2014-17, according to recent research by Mintel.

Study finds microplastics in humans

A study has found that microplastics are now appearing in the digestive systems of humans, and suggests they may be widespread throughout the food chain.

Let us eat cake

News this week is that France has adopted a bill declaring the use of titanium dioxide as a food colouring has been suspended.

Flour power

This week it’s been announced that all flour is to be fortified with folic acid, after ministers acted on the advice of medical experts, who say mandatory fortification will reduce the number of babies born in the UK with serious birth defects.

Tragedy highlights need for transparency

This week, headlines have been dominated by an inquest into the tragic death of a teenage girl after she suffered a fatal allergic reaction to a Pret A Manger baguette.

First CBD tea drink launched

Botanic Lab has launched its new Cannabidiol Botanical Tea Drink, which it says is the first of its kind in the UK.