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Supermarkets under pressure to ban chlorinated chicken

Waitrose said last month it would refuse to sell any food that does not meet its “own high standards”

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Chlorinated chicken explained: why do the Americans treat their poultry with chlorine?

The prospect of the UK accepting US chicken treated with chlorine in order to secure a lucrative trade deal has got everyone in a flap. But just what is chlorine chicken? And what’s the problem with it?

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How do UK food standards differ from the rest of the world?

Chlorinated chicken is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the ways UK food standards vary from those around the world. So what other differences are there?

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Asda partners with Uber Eats for 30-minute grocery delivery

The trial, which launches this week, gives customers a choice of more than 300 Asda own-brand products

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The new coronavirus emergency service: online grocery

The nation’s supermarket staff and delivery drivers are vital to the functioning of the UK during this pandemic. So what are supermarkets doing to meet soaring demand – and keep people safe?

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What impact is coronavirus having on the UK grocery market?

UK shopping habits are changing as Brits adapt their lifestyles to accomodate restrictions. What exactly is going on?

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