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Changes will be made to the way food must be labelled
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New food labelling laws meet mixed preparation

A new report has found that that some businesses are still struggling to prepare for new food regulations, which will be enforced next month.

Warburtons BHF packaging
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Warburtons strikes two-year partnership with BHF charity

Warburtons has announced a two-year commercial venture with the British Heart Foundation (BHF) to raise awareness about healthy eating.

2020 health want a new strategy to tackle obesity
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Obesity crisis needs government test

A new report, backed by AB Sugar, has claimed fast food outlets should be licensed and all government policies should face an obesity “test”.

The system ranks levels of fats, sugar and salt on a scale of green to red
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Italy fights against labelling system

Italy has won a ruling from the European Commission that the traffic light system is overly ‘simplistic.’

FSA testing:
warnings about food containing soya must appear on labels
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FSA tests for soya presence in flour

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) is beginning its sampling and testing programme at 13 milling plants across the UK, to look for the presence of soya in wheat flour.

Batch #5:
Gluten-free cupcakes
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Bath Bakery wins gluten-free certification

Bath Bakery’s Batch #5 range has been awarded the Cross Grain Symbol, following testing of its gluten-free products. 

Napier Brown to step up sugar complaint

Napier Brown, UK sugar distributor, is planning to take its dispute with British Sugar to the European Complaint Authorities. 

Study reveals misunderstanding on sugar

AB Sugar has found that many people misunderstand the outcome of reformulating a product. 

Labour promises £8 minimum wage

Labour has promised to raise the minimum wage to £8 per hour, if it wins the next election.

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