George Bernard Shaw once said, "Success does not consist in never making mistakes, but in never making the same one a second time." One year on from the horsemeat scandal and the food industry is in danger of doing exactly that.
The truth is we don't have the freedom to choose an added-sugar-free diet, the stuff is unavoidable. Forget fizzy drinks - yoghurts, salad dressings, dips, cereals, bread, sushi, sauces, baked beans and crisps all have unnecessary amounts of added-sugar to them.
'The Pig Idea' was started by food waste campaigner Tristram Stuart and Wahaca founder Thomasina Miers, both of whom I have a huge amount of respect for. However I have joined the debate as there are some issues in their argument which I feel need addressing on behalf of BPEX and the pig farming industry...
The crux of the problem is the governments tightening of the immigration laws, which has left a large gap in the market for good Indian chefs.
So how is it that the food we eat can have such a significant impact on our mood?
A Dutch food group is to sell its UK businesses which employ 13,000 people at 38 sites across the country. Vion NV said the
The food industry is going through the same sort of upheaval that the tobacco sector went through some years ago. Health campaigners and keepers of the public purse are deeply concerned about obesity; just as they once were about the effect of tobacco. But the difference between food and tobacco is that we need food. The food sector won't shrink like the tobacco sector did.
A government initiative to tackle obesity and improve public health is "overly reliant" on voluntary agreements with the
Imagine your typical primary school classroom. It's probably filled with about thirty kids. Now, can you imagine how many would be overweight or obese?