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    End of sugar quotas bad for obesity

    Health campaigners have suggested that scrapping the EU’s sugar quota regime could undermine the tax on sugar-sweetened drinks. Defra and the EU’s agriculture ministers are “gung-ho” for the new sugar regime, which will see quotas scrapped, said Tam Fry from… Read More

  • MRSA found in pork and sausages

    RESEARCHERS HAVE found the ‘superbug’ MRSA in pork sausages and mince sourced from British supermarkets.                     Researchers stress the finding does not pose a ‘significant, immediate risk to the public’ as… Read More

  • UK must have ‘own say’ in GM production

    A NEW REPORT from the Government’s Science and Technology Committee has been published, which claims that the current EU policy on GM Crop production is ‘not fit for purpose’ and puts the UK ‘at risk’ of losing out.    … Read More

  • Lack of exercise may be responsible for twice as many deaths as obesity

    A BRISK 20 minute walk each day could be enough to reduce an individual’s risk of early death, according to new research published this week.                           The study… Read More