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Lack of guidance on sodium from PHE is disappointing

Food manufacturers have been waiting for a year on guidance from PHE in regards to the use of sodium

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Salt study leads to calls for mandatory reduction targets

2020-02-25T12:36:00+00:00By

Food companies have warned draconian new salt reduction targets will be “impossible” to hit

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Eustice won’t rule out chlorinated chicken imports despite ‘growing’ food safety concerns in US

2020-02-24T12:46:00+00:00By

New research by Lloyds Register found more than half of the US population had growing concerns over food safety

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Businesses urge preparedness plan to deal with potential coronavirus outbreak

2020-02-21T10:11:00+00:00By

The BRC told The Grocer the virus was a “significant risk” to British retailers

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McVitie’s slashes sugar content across range of biscuit brands

2020-02-20T10:57:00+00:00By

The new recipes were “achieved through a careful rebalancing of ingredients to reduce sugar and salt”

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Naturelly highlights gut health with Juicy Jelly reformulation

2020-02-14T12:13:00+00:00By

Each 120g pot (rsp: 75p) now contains 3g of inulin, a dietary fibre made from chicory root

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Food companies lash out at ‘impossible’ salt reduction targets

2020-02-14T11:29:00+00:00By

Last week Public Health England revealed proposals that would require companies to slash the amount of salt in products

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Sainsbury’s showcases gut health in new ‘health-orientated’ dairy fixture

2020-02-12T00:01:00+00:00By

The fixture, which is to comprise of a shelf-strip and aisle fins, will initially carry Biotiful Dairy’s branding 

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PHE announces major crackdown on salt levels in everyday food

2020-02-06T16:43:00+00:00By

A government assessment of the 2017 salt reduction targets found just over half had been met by retailers

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Waitrose partners with Vitality for healthy food discounts

2020-02-04T12:25:00+00:00By

The amount of cashback available will be linked with the level of physical activity a member has done 

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Peas Please initiative reports success in increasing consumption of vegetables

2020-01-23T10:28:00+00:00By

The initiative was backed by celebrity chefs Jamie Oliver and Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

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Black Bee Honey awarded manuka-rivalling antimicrobial status

2020-01-20T09:59:00+00:00By

Black Bee Honey has set its sights on stealing manuka’s spotlight at a fraction of its price