Food Labelling

Brexit Impact on Veganism

Jasmijn de Boo | Posted 02.07.2017 | UK Politics
Jasmijn de Boo

Whether you voted Remain or Leave in last week's referendum, the Brexit outcome will have ramifications beyond direct financial, political and socio-economic impacts.

Why Supermarkets Have a Duty to Provide Better Labelling for Milk

Jonty Whittleton | Posted 06.05.2017 | UK
Jonty Whittleton

Up to a fifth of dairy cows in the UK are kept indoors in factory farms all year round, never feeling the grass beneath their feet or the sun on their backs. In Denmark 85 per cent of farms were grazing cows on grass in 2001, but by 2010 this had reduced to just 35 per cent . In the US the majority of dairy farms are industrial-scale indoor systems which can house tens of thousands of cows.

Horse Meat Scandal Sees Shoppers Change Habits

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Charlie Thomas | Posted 13.03.2013 | UK

More than half of consumers have changed their shopping habits as a result of the horse meat scandal, a survey for consumer group Which? has found. ...

Rebuilding Consumer Trust in Food

Ruth Bond | Posted 27.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Ruth Bond

Food labelling is back in the headlines as EU ministers meet today to discuss the deepening horse meat crisis as it spreads across Europe. As recent events have shown, regulations regarding food labelling in the UK are lax and frequently serve to mislead the consumer.

The Beef About Horse Meat

European Parliament Web Team | Posted 20.04.2013 | UK Politics
European Parliament Web Team

This is about much more than Black Beauty ending up on a plate. If people have indeed been peddling horse meat as beef it is also conceivable they have been playing fast and loose with rules designed to protect consumer health

LOOK: The Government's New Food Labelling System

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.10.2012 | UK Comedy

The government is introducing a new style of food labelling in order to help supermarket shoppers make healthy choices. So how will it work, exactl...

Healthy Food Labelling Introduced Across The Board

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.10.2012 | UK

Food labelling is to be made consistent across all supermarkets so that shoppers can easily spot the healthiest option. The new system will provide...

How False Advertising by Big Food Is Driving Obesity

Dr Aseem Malhotra | Posted 15.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Aseem Malhotra

It horrifies me to see people gorging on products marketed as "low fat" that are loaded with carbohydrates and sugar which is more likely to lead to increased weight. There is mounting scientific evidence that not only is sugar toxic to the body but it also drives appetite by interfering with hormones produced by the brain that give us a sense of fullness.

'I Am Overweight', Says Lansley

Posted 13.05.2012 | UK

It’s not what you'd expect from a man who is regularly quoted warning of the dangers of obesity. But health secretary Andrew Lansley has admitted...

New Food-Freezing Labels 'Chill Out' To Save Waste

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 10.02.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Long-standing ‘freeze on the day of purchase’ food guidelines are being changed by Sainsbury’s as they relax their rules in a bid to reduce food...

26 Million Will Be Obese In UK By 2030, Expert Predicts

PA | Posted 25.10.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Abundant rich food, too little exercise, and lack of will on the part of policymakers could swell the number of obese Britons to ...