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Walnuts
Cottage Kitchen recalled products that did not state the presence of walnuts
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NI bakery recalls traybakes after incorrect labelling

A Northern Ireland bakery has recalled a product after incorrect labelling neglected to state the presence of walnuts. 

M&S
M&S vitamin D-fortified bread
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Vitamin D yeast in 75% of M&S bakery suppliers

Marks & Spencer (M&S) says around three-quarters of its bakery suppliers are now using Vitamin D-enhanced yeast across a range including ciabatta, seeded loaves and buns. 

Eggs
Egg price is increasing following US bird flu outbreak
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US bird flu increases pressure on egg prices

Fears are growing that egg prices could rise as European supplies are sent to the US after a massive bird flu outbreak. 

Costcutter
Costcutter's own-label sandwich range has hit the market
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Costcutter introduces own-label sandwiches

Costcutter is introducing sandwiches, wraps and rolls to its own-label Independent range. 

Bramley apple pie filling given protected status

Traditional Bramley apple pie filling has joined the Cornish Pasty in being given protected status by the European Commission.

The doughnut effect: preserves firm benefits from bakery trend

A rise in popularity of filled bakery products such as doughnuts has sparked business growth in a Manchester-based preserves company.

Obesity
Obesity is a growing problem
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US professor identifies “harmful” ingredients

Bakery ingredients such as emulsifiers, fat and sugar could be creating harmful cycles within the human body, new evidence has shown.

Olive oil
Olive oil prices are still rising
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Olive oil prices jump 10%

Extra virgin olive oil prices are up almost 10%, with little sign of the sourcing situation improving.

Soil Association defends Not In Our Bread campaign

The Soil Association says that the Federation of Bakers (FOB) is “wrong” for branding its Not In Our Bread campaign as “misleading”.

SACN consults on Vitamin D intake

The Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN) has published draft recommendations on vitamin D, finding that the UK is not getting enough in winter.

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