A report that concluded using potassium-based salt replacers instead of sodium in food would have a positive impact on public health has been welcomed by lobby group Consensus Action on Salt and Health (CASH).
Fish processor Oban Fish Selling Co Ltd has been ordered to pay more than £15,000 for food hygiene offences, after inspectors found cigarette ends in food storage areas, and inadequate food safety management procedures.
Concern is growing that the science underpinning nutrition is being attacked by some public health researchers and lobbyists who refuse to accept a role for industry in commissioning nutrition research, regardless of any controls put in place to ensure...
New EU research shows that diets targeted at an individual’s specific needs –personalised nutrition – can improve health more than general nutrition advice, but the results are not improved by honing that advice based on people's phenotype (physiological...
Food and drink manufacturing giant Nestlé has sparked controversy by ending its sponsorship deal with the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), after the organisation became mired in both corruption and doping allegations.
Health and wellness specialist Holland & Barrett International has a reported a rise in sales of 11.7% and profits of 12.2% in its full financial year, as a result of enhanced consumer awareness and spending on health, the firm claimed.
Tesco plans to use the average nutrient profiles of food within its shoppers’ baskets as a means of informing its future new product development (NPD) and providing targeted healthy eating advice and marketing strategies.