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FOODSERVICE COMPANIES are being challenged on milk prices. The spotlight so far has been fixed firmly on retailers but in the past day or so farming unions, ministers and, less surprisingly, retailers now want catering companies to open the books on what they pay for milk. Tensions along the dairy supply chain are close to…
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Cut sugar intake by half, says SACN report

ACCORDING TO a new draft report by the Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN) the public need to halve their daily intake of sugar to help prevent the obesity crisis from getting worse.                           The SACN provide scientific advice for the government in…
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British population falling short of daily iron needs

LACK OF iron in the diet is a key health problem in the UK. Commenting on this latest health news from MeatMATTERS.com, independent dietitian, Dr Carrie Ruxton a member of the Meat Advisory Panel (MAP), notes: “First of all it is vital to note that iron is essential for the formation of haemoglobin which is…
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