UK Food News

Major UK Supermarket 'May Have Infected Thousands With Pig Virus'

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 21.08.2017 | UK

A major UK supermarket may have unintentionally infected thousands of people with a pig virus which causes liver and neurological problems, Public Hea...

Eggs Distributed In Britain Among Those Exposed To Toxic Insecticide

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 11.08.2017 | UK

Eggs from farms in Europe at the centre of a contamination scare have been distributed in the UK, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) has confirmed. Conta...

5 Freak Foods That Could Be Coming To A Plate Near You After Brexit

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 24.07.2017 | UK

A cabinet row over a change in food standards after Brexit has revealed some unsavoury choices facing Britain as the government attempts to strike tra...

Tesco Issues Urgent Recalls Over Fever And Diarrhoea Fears

HuffPost UK | George Bowden | Posted 13.07.2017 | UK

Tesco has urgently recalled two of its popular chicken salads after the discovery of a germ that causes fever, diarrhoea and cramps. The supermarket s...

Scientists Think Potatoes Could Actually Grow On Mars

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 09.03.2017 | UK Tech

It’s a novel approach; scientists have simulated conditions on Mars to find out if potatoes can grow in extreme environments on Earth. The answer? T...

Quorn Issues Massive Recall Over Safety Fears

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 02.03.2017 | UK

Quorn has issued a recall of 12,000 packets of meat-free mince over fears the product has been contaminated. The Food Standards Agency has warned cons...

How Trendy Quinoa Could Help Solve Food Shortages

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 09.02.2017 | UK Tech

It’s the food du jour in trendy London restaurants, but quinoa could soon be set to shed its hipster image. A new study suggests the nutritious crop...

This Bacon Toaster Promises To Cook Your Rashers To Perfection Every Time

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 20.01.2017 | UK Tech

Ever thought, “I wish I could cook my bacon in my toaster”? No? Us neither. Nevertheless, Nostalgia Electrics is on a mission to get us all grill...

Aldi Issues Food Recall Amid Salmonella Fears

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 31.12.2016 | UK

Aldi has issued a specific recall notice for packs of prawns over fears the product could cause food poisoning. The German discounter has said two bat...

Top Tips For Reducing Food Waste (And Saving Pennies) This Christmas

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 13.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Households in the UK generate 4.2 million tonnes of avoidable food waste every year, according to a recent report from Sainsbury’s. At Christmas, th...

Price Of Bananas Has Just Gone Up For The First Time In 5 Years (Thanks To You Know What)

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 29.11.2016 | UK

Supermarkets have issued the first price rise to bananas in five years as post-Brexit vote currency fluctuations reek havoc with the cost of fresh pro...

The Best Black Friday Food Deals To Fuel Your Sale Shopping

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 25.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Before you hit the Black Friday sales you better make sure you’re adequately fuelled for bargain hunting, so feast your eyes on the food deals. Whil...

Study Finds Eating Ice Cream For Breakfast Makes You Smarter

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 05.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Eating ice cream for breakfast can make you smarter and improve your performance in tasks, a Japanese scientist has claimed. Yoshihiko Koga, a profes...

This Foldable Coffee Cup Is Great News For The Planet (And Mornings)

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 22.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

In the UK, more than seven million paper cups are sold every day from coffee shops - many of which contain non-recyclable parts. After being used, mos...

Teens Could Fill A Bathtub With The Amount Of Sugary Drink They Consume Each Year

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 21.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

The average teenager guzzles almost a bathtub full of sugary drinks every year, new research suggests. Data from the National Diet and Nutrition Surve...

Two In Three Supermarket Chickens Harbour Antibiotic-Resistant E.coli, Study Finds

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 21.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

More than two thirds of supermarket chickens are now infected with E.coli, a study has found. Roughly 78% of fresh chicken sold at supermarkets in Eng...

10 Tips For Getting Your Five-A-Day Without Spending A Fortune

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 21.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A leading GP has said the Government should stop advising people to get their five-a-day because it’s demoralising to those who can’t afford to do...

Budget Supermarket Beats High-End Brands For Best Christmas Wine And Champagne

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 18.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Aldi is among the brands selling the best Champagne and wine this Christmas, according to experts at Which?. At just £5.99, Aldi’s Exquisite Colle...

Rejoice! High-Fat Cheese May Actually Benefit Health

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 20.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Dig out the chutney because a new study suggests cheese may actually be good for our health. Scientists in the US investigated how a diet including hi...

This Waiter Did The Most Caring Thing For A Stressed-Out Mum

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 25.07.2016 | UK Parents

A mother has praised the “love and understanding” of a restaurant waiter who fed her baby so she could eat dinner in peace. Dallas French had come...

Mystery 'Crab' Found In Tuna Is Actually A Tongue-Eating Parasite

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 10.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Update: Since going to press, Princes have confirmed with HuffPost UK Lifestyle that they have tested the creature and concluded that it is in fact a ...

Woman Finds Weird Surprise In Her Tuna

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 06.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

When Zoe Butler opened a tin of Princes tuna to make her daughter's dinner, nothing could've prepared her for what she'd find staring back. Inside ...

Tetley Will Insure Master Tea Blender's Tastebuds... For £1 Million

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A master tea blender is going to have his taste buds insured by Tetley - for £1 million. Sebastian Michaelis, one of a small group of tasters empl...

Your Chopping Board Is Dirtier Than You Think

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

You can wash your hands, food or cooking utensils as much as you like - but if you aren't cleaning your chopping boards properly you could be leaving ...

Woman Gets Curry House Logo Tattoo So Her Dad Can Have Free Meals For One Year

SWNS | Posted 24.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A mum-of-three went to extreme lengths to ensure her dad would enjoy free meals for a year at his favourite curry house - by getting a tattoo of their...