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April 6, 2018 7:40 AM Lidl, Morrisons, Asda & Co-op URGENTLY recall products and warn customers do NOT eat them

THE Food Standards Agency (FSA) has warned shoppers that a number of products have been recalled by brands and supermarkets as they pose a safety risk to certain consumers. The products have been taken off the shelves because the food contains ingredients not mentioned on the label or even certain foods have traces of the bacteria that can cause the food poisoning 34

March 31, 2018 12:05 PM France: Workers strike at Carrefour markets over job cuts

PARIS (AP) - Workers at France's Carrefour supermarkets are striking to protest planned job cuts. The FO and CFDT labor unions said the strike on Saturday was causing disruptions at about 300 Carrefour markets across the country. Some of the chain's biggest stores were forced to close. The unions also are protesting a sharp drop in employees' profit-sharing 5

March 19, 2018 12:26 PM Buyers urged to back British beef

NFU president Minette Batters is calling on the British public to get behind Great British Beef Week, which returns for the eighth consecutive year between April 23 and 30. Ms Batters is a champion of British beef and a co-founder of Ladies in Beef - the driving force behind Great British Beef Week. Ladies in Beef is a group of more than 150 female beef farmers 8

March 13, 2018 8:27 AM More salt than NINE bags of ready salted crisps: How ready meals and Chinese takeaways need a health warning and cause 'hundreds of thousands of strokes and heart attacks each year'

Chinese takeaways and ready meals are so salty they should come with a health warning, say campaigners. Action on Salt found that a typical Chinese takeaway meal contained more than 6g of salt – the maximum recommended for an adult for an entire day. The group analysed meals from six restaurants in London’s Chinatown. It found beef in black bean sauce 13

March 5, 2018 10:12 AM Jamie Oliver Slams 'Middle-Class Logic' On Obese Kids From Poor Backgrounds

'When you get trapped in the disadvantaged cycle, the concept of middle-class logic doesn’t work.' Speaking at the launch of a report on tackling obesity compiled by the Guy’s and St Thomas’ charity, Oliver said that if you can only afford to buy junk food, you will only eat junk food. And if that food is discounted or on offer, then that’s what people 13

March 1, 2018 5:26 AM From bread to muesli and sliced cheese: The BEST homebrand products revealed

Shopping with a keen eye for a bargain can make a huge difference when it comes to making savings on the weekly grocery bill. And research backs this up, with figures from Canstar Blue showing 65 per cent of Aussie are buying home-brand supermarket products over traditional brands. Speaking on Sunrise, dietitian Susie Burrell said she believes that it's entirely 2

March 1, 2018 3:03 AM Do you need to throw away your rockmelon? The simple checks to make sure your fruit is safe to eat

Australians have been urged to throw out their rockmelons after a listeria outbreak linked to the fruit left two people dead in New South Wales. Eight other elderly people across NSW, Victoria and Queensland have also been diagnosed after eating the fruit bought between January 17 and February 9. The outbreak has led to authorities urging people not to eat the melon 5

February 6, 2018 3:17 PM Gordon’s Now Has Pink Gin And It’s Perfect For Valentine’s Day

Our bed sheets, our phone case, our nails… and even our alcohol. So we were pretty (read: VERY) excited to hear about Gordon’s Pink Gin this week. Because if there’s one thing we love more than millennial pink, it’s gin. According to the brand, the tipple is ‘perfectly crafted to balance the refreshing taste of Gordon’s with the delicate 7

January 29, 2018 12:44 AM Chickpea crisis sends price of hummus soaring: Global shortages see cost of the dip rise by 30% in a year

The price of hummus has risen by more than a third, because of a global chickpea shortage. A 310g pot of supermarket hummus is now £1.47 on average - 33p more expensive than January 2017, and an increase of 29 per cent. The popular dip is costing more due to a hike in the price of its ingredients, according to industry experts. There's a global shortage 11

January 10, 2018 12:22 PM Coconut controversy: Shoppers query use of plastic wrapping

The sight of hard-shelled coconuts wrapped in a plastic-style film has left shoppers scratching their heads. For some, it is another example of pointless packaging, which is adding to the piles of plastic waste. The boss of Sainsbury's, one of the supermarkets selling the £3 ready-to-drink coconuts, agreed in a BBC interview that it seemed "daft" 14