UK bans junk food ads in all children’s media

New limitations on the advertising of food and drinks high in fat, salt and sugar in the UK are coming into force from July. The...

Nestlé to reduce sugar in breakfast cereals by 10%

Nestlé Breakfast Cereals has pledged to reduce a further 10% in the average sugar content across its cereal range by the end of 2018. This...

Damaged salad leaves stimulate salmonella growth

Investigations by University of Leicester microbiologists have revealed that just a small amount of damage to salad leaves can massively stimulate the presence of...

Eurofins expands food and water testing laboratories

Eurofins Food and Water Testing UK and Ireland has given the green light on an expansion of laboratories at its Wolverhampton headquarters. The £1.5 million...

Mekitec US and Bizerba form strategic partnership in the Americas

Mekitec, a global food x-ray manufacture and supplier of x-ray inspection systems, has formed a strategic partnership with Bizerba, the German supplier of industrial...

Sugar-free drinks don’t aid weight loss, say academics

Sugar-free and diet drinks are often seen as the healthier option, but researchers from Imperial College London have argued that they are no more...

Glanbia picks up nutrition duo with €181m investment

Global nutrition group, Glanbia, is investing around €181 million to acquire two companies, Amazing Grass in the United States and Body & Fit in...

Brazil meat scandal underlines importance of UK trade deals

The National Farmers Union (NFU) has this week highlighted the importance of securing trade deals which uphold the high standards of British food production,...

Europe’s soft drinks industry agrees 10% sugar reduction by 2020

Europe’s soft drinks industry is rolling out a new initiate to combat sugars levels amid surmounting scientific evidence and changing consumer preferences. The commitment will...

UK bans fatty sugary food advertising to children

In a bid to help protect the health and wellbeing of children, advertising of high fat, salt and sugar (HFSS) food and drinks in...

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