Daily Telegraph

  • Hunt in the firing line on sugar tax

    THE SUGAR tax debate took another twist this week when the heath secretary Jeremy Hunt and NHS officials were accused of suppressing the findings of a scientific review into the controversial policy.   Public Health England – the country’s independent… Read More

  • The political print: DEFRA the poisoned challis

    THE CABINET reshuffle seems to have inflamed a very public spat between he deposed environment secretary, Owen Paterson, and Greenpeace. Claims and counterclaims, regarding burning effigies and death threats, provided the Guardian and Daily Telegraph with plenty of copy. Paterson’s… Read More

  • Costa care

    THE DEPARTMENT of Health met the government buying standards for 44% of the food it bought last year.                   This doesn’t include hospitals, though they have been encouraged to follow the standards.… Read More

  • First ever 100% recycled cup

    THE COMPANY best-known for making the Comic Relief Red Noses and the plastic ruler has come up with another first.   After years of research, Invicta Plastics has created the world’s first rigid and durable products made solely from regular… Read More

  • Government backs GM

    THE GOVERNMENT is hoping to “speed up” the cultivation of genetically modified (GM) crops in the UK.   In an interview with the Telegraph, published today, the Environment Secretary Owen Paterson said GM “would be a good thing” and criticised… Read More

  • Coffee chains must “pay a bit more” for milk

    THE HEAD of one of the UK’s biggest milk buyers and dairy processors has suggested that the likes of Costa and Starbucks need to pay more for their milk.                      … Read More