Coke goes it alone 

Coca-Cola's rivals have said they have no immediate plans to follow its lead by removing sodium benzoate. Britvic, PepsiCo and AG Barr will continue to use the controversial preservative. 

M&S answers back 

Marks & Spencer has re-stated its intentions to make 100% of its packaging recyclable by 2012 after a Local Government Association survey found only 62% was recyclable. M&S said the survey covered only a fraction of its product range. 

Organic milk healthier 

A report from Newcastle University has claimed organic milk is healthier than conventional as cows that graze under organic systems produce better-quality milk.