Experts are worried it's increasing our cancer risk.
Adults in the UK are eating at least 79 million ready meals and 22 million fast food and takeaway meals every week, according
It's much easier and quicker to order takeaway or pop a ready-meal in the microwave than taking the time to plan, prepare and cook a meal. And this has got me thinking: can ready made products provide the answer? Can they help encourage people to cook at home?
More than 45 different types of ready meals, including some intended for children, have been recalled from Sainsburys, Waitrose
Unlike their forefathers, the new breed of food companies neither grow, nor rear, nor cook food. Their goal is to provide convenience by either preparing quality ingredients and delivering these and recipes to a home. Blue Apron is an example in this area.
The men in white coats took 100 recipes from the most popular celebrity cookbooks and laid them alongside 100 randomly selected brand name ready meals, then went to town on them with their slide rules. The conclusion to this culinary Pepsi Challenge was that on almost all nutritional counts, from fat to fibre and everything in between, the ready meals came out on top.
Birds Eye is withdrawing three beef ready meals from sale in the UK and Ireland. The move follows tests that found 2% of
Environment Secretary Owen Paterson will meet representatives of leading supermarkets and food retail trade bodies on Monday
Government ministers were warned in 2011 that horse meat was illegally entering the human food chain, it was claimed. John
Frozen spaghetti and lasagne meals have been stripped from supermarket shelves as fears over contaminated meat products spread