Jonathan Owen discusses the supermarket milk war and the reasons behind it. Plus, what happens when ‘unexpected items’ appear in supermarket bagging areas
There are some 2000 species of mushroom in the UK of which 200 are delicious and 300 are very VERY bad for you.
Processed foods comprise a significant part of the estimated 3.4 million tonnes of food wasted every year in the UK food processing.
The Danish Government should have been equally concerned about the welfare of poor Marius – a perfectly healthy but unwanted 18-month old giraffe – who was shot dead in Copenhagen zoo a week earlier despite worldwide outrage.
Back in the 1960’s Colonel Sanders of fried chicken fame allegedly tried to breed chickens with three legs for his restaurants.
The Environment Secretary, Owen Paterson comes across as pretty credible when making speeches, but he can be let down by his friends. Last month he made a major speech in Parliament to overcome public scepticism and persuade the EU to allow cultivation of Genetically-Modified crops.
Owen Paterson has told the FSA to investigate claims that regular warnings of horsemeat entering the food chain were ignored.
The revelation that up to 29% of the meat in economy beefburgers is horsemeat was great news for everyone who likes a good joke.
Great news! The double dip recession has ended! The Office for National Statistics has announced the UK economy grew by just over one half of one percent in the last quarter – largely due to a Scallop War in the English Channel.