The latest meat fraud outrage is exaggerated. But the risk isn’t

The claim ‘one in five meat products contain animal not stated on the label’ is untrue. But there’s no doubt we must be more vigilant in the fight against meat fraud

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Tesco and Nestlé trial anti-diabetes weight management trial

2019-06-28T11:42:00+01:00By Helen Gilbert

According to Nestlé, more than 3.2 million people in the UK have type 2 diabetes

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Strongbow cider relaunched with entirely new recipe


The new versions of the drinks had “been positively tested with thousands of loyal Strongbow customers”

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Gove to introduce ‘Natasha’s Law’ by the end of the summer


The new legislation will make full ingredient labelling mandatory for all pre-packed for direct sale foods

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Heineken to add calorie & nutrition labelling to all ciders


Full information will roll out on packs of Bulmers, Old Mout and Strongbow before the end of the year

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Unilever rapped by ASA over Ben & Jerry’s display ads

2019-06-18T23:01:00+01:00By Helen Gilbert

Unilever UK said its Ben & Jerry’s audience was 18 to 35-year-olds and its policy was not to advertise to children

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Coconut oil health doubts trigger sales decline


Spend on coconut oil was down 17% to £21.5m as volumes fell 16.7% last year

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Dairy Crest launches lower-calorie ‘Cathedral City 82’ cheddar trio


Cathedral City 82 boasts half the fat and 33% fewer calories than standard cheddar

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Müller sets new sugar reduction target


If Müller achieves its goal, it would be well on course to meet Public Health England’s voluntary sugar reduction target


Asda, Lidl and M&S among brands caught breaking 'junk' food ad rules


The ASA said in general, brands had been sticking to the advertising rules

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Half of children's food products featuring cartoons 'unhealthy' finds study


Paw Patrol and Peppa Pig were named as the worst offenders

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Department of Health downplays chief medical officer's food tax talk


Comments from Sally Davies “came when she was pressed by an interviewer and pushed into a corner about taxes”