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Fast food chains under pressure to label menus

Fast food chains under pressure to label menus

In a Food Magazine quiz, 82% of parents and childminders failed to get more than one correct answer when asked about the nutritional content of items listed on kids’ menus at fast food chains. (Image ©iStockphoto.com/Paha_L) (03/12/2008)

Hardship amongst plenty

Nina Oldfield undertook research for the Joseph Rowntree Foundation that shows more than 20% of people in the UK do not even have a minimally acceptable standard of living. (03/12/2008)
Which fast food meals are healthiest? Anyone’s guess!

Which fast food meals are healthiest? Anyone’s guess!

When The Food Magazine asked nutrition specialists and members of the public which fast foods were most laden with fats or calories. The results were surprisingly poor. (10/09/2008)
Healthier school meals, but why aren’t they free for all?

Healthier school meals, but why aren’t they free for all?

Children from families living on benefits receive lunches free, but those living on low incomes still have to pay the full cost. (10/08/2008)
Healthy packed lunches

Healthy packed lunches

Fortunately for teachers, there is a way they can respond to education minister Ed Balls' call for schools to advise parents on the contents of their children's packed lunch boxes. (10/08/2008)

Fighting food fraud and fabrication

Our food system does not police itself. Sadly, the foods intended for our tables are sometimes produced by fools, sometimes by crooks and sometimes by the careless. Bob Stevens reports. (09/04/2008)
Is Royal endorsement warranted?

Is Royal endorsement warranted?

The Royal Warrant is regarded as the ultimate seal of approval and appears on a number of popular food and drink products. The Food Magazine questions whether such Royal endorsement is always deserved. (09/04/2008)
Give artificial colours the red card

Give artificial colours the red card

Research has confirmed a link between certain food additives and hyperactivity. Anna Glayzer investigates the use of these in children's medicines. (24/02/2008)

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