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Coffee shops attacked for 'staggering' levels of sugar in cakes

Health campaign group Action on Sugar – which has previously lambasted products including breakfast biscuits  has now turned its guns on the cake market.

Consumer spending slowed in July

The latest Barclaycard consumer confidence research has shown caution among consumers, as spending rose 2.6% in July, with growth levels down on those seen in May and June. 

Warburtons says baking industry doesn’t get enough credit

Warburtons’ chairman Jonathan Warburton has said that the baking industry doesn’t get enough credit for its work on reducing salt levels.

First sugar, now salt?

Starbucks, Caffé Nero and Costa pastries and sandwiches contain too much salt, according to research for The Telegraph.

NHS England to tax sugary treats by 2020

NHS England is set to introduce a sugar tax on snacks and drinks sold in its hospitals in an effort to tackle the UK’s obesity crisis.

Public exposure to acrylamide could be higher than previously thought, says FSA
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FSA warns levels of cancer-chemical underestimated

The level of public exposure to the cancer-inducing chemical acrylamide could be higher than previously thought, due to people ignoring manufacturer cooking instructions.

Big brands join forces to call for trans-fat limit

Major food producers Mars, Kellogg’s, Nestlé and Mondelēz have thrown their weight behind a campaign to put a limit on trans-fats in food by signing an open letter to the European Commission.

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