Articles published in The Food Magazine
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Three major reports in the past two months have pressed the 'panic button' for wildlife threatened by the damaging effects of industrial food production. (27/10/2005)
Two-thirds of our milk supply comes from pregnant cows, but we donít know what that means for our health. Tim Lobstein continues investigating the impact of modern farming on the quality of the food we buy. (27/10/2005)
In the late 1990s there was some consternation that the European Commission's figures for butter production and consumption were misrepresenting the real situation.
Makers of soft drinks, sweets and sugary cereals are designing websites to catch the attention of children barely six or seven years old. (31/07/2005)
The Food Commission takes a look at processed puddings and finds the manufacturers are keen to boost the flavour with a dose of salt Ė as much as they put in crisps or bacon! (31/07/2005)
Advertisers have responded to growing criticism of food advertising by shifting into new marketing methods designed to encourage children to advertise food to themselves. (26/04/2005)
It is perfectly legal to sell watered-down food to unsuspecting shoppers, as long as you describe the water as an ingredient in the small print. Ian Tokelove went looking for watery meat, and found the shelves awash. (26/04/2005)
Itís more than 20 years since a senior government committee recommended clear and simple nutrition labelling. We still donít have it, and the government is proposing yet another voluntary labelling initiative. (31/03/2005)
Editorial from the Food Magazine, published 25th January 2005 (24/01/2005)
Despite a tightening of the labelling rules last year, the labels on egg boxes can still leave consumers befuddled. We went shopping and found half-a-dozen, er... eggsamples. (24/01/2005)
A survey of supermarkets has found Morrisons to be the worst chain for promoting junk food at the checkouts, knocking ASDA out of its long held, unwelcome lead. (24/01/2005)
Continuing our look at the impact of modern farming on diet, we report on the loss of nutrients in plant foods. (24/01/2005)