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The news in review…

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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TB infected meat being sold in the UK

THE DEPARTMENT OF Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has been found to be selling beef from cows that have tested positive for bovine tuberculosis (bTB), netting the Government around £10m a year.   An investigation into the sale of the meat was carried out by The Sunday Times, which found that the raw meat…
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Salt cuts causing sugar highs in some foods

CONSUMERS ARE being warned of the hidden sugar in some everyday products marketed as being healthier.   Ready meals, soups, sauces and yoghurts have all been found to contain high levels of sugar.   Manufacturers keen to market products as “low in fat” or “low in salt” have had to add extra sugar to maintain…
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Kids reveal all on school meals

A FIFTH OF school children think their dinners are not up to scratch. A similar number also say the meals could be healthier and want to see more fruit and salad on menus.   However, more than 40% are very happy with their meals – giving them top marks in a poll by the Sunday…
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