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Cancer risk in found processed food

IT’S NOT CONCLUSIVE, but a new study by French researchers has found a link between eating highly processed foods and the incidence of cancer. A “link” is not the same as proof of causation, but the findings are still significant. ...

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Enjoy National Blue Pancake Day!

IT IS National Blue Pancake Day. That’s breakfast sorted, then. Or, if you’re reading this in the afternoon – lunch, your afternoon tea break, tea, or dessert after dinner. It wasn’t an imaginative person who named blueberries. It’s like the ...

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Quick: it’s national Chocolate Cake Day!

IF YOU’RE HAVING a “the diet starts tomorrow” chocolate cake for tea, relax. You’re not being self-indulgent – you’re just supporting national Chocolate Cake Day. People first began grinding cocoa beans and making cocoa powder in the mid 18th century. ...

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Phollow the Movement?

WE ARE ALL used to the diversity in East London. There’s people from at least four corners of the world – and they’ve all brought their cuisine with them. Walking through the busy streets of our home borough, we have ...

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The rise of the modern day baker

WE’RE IN THE MIDST midst of a baking resurgence with homemade marvels whetting our appetites everywhere we turn. From bragging rights on social media to the mass of cooking shows battling it out on the box, it would appear that dusting ...

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Brexit threatens UK food stability

BREXIT WAS always going to be a gamble – and now problems are emerging. One area of concern is the UK food industry. Always reliant on migrant labour, it now faces a major labour shortage which could see widespread bankruptcies ...

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Toxic eggs: crisis deepens

AFTER A FEW days of trying to reassure the public that there is no risk to health, the authorities are having to wake up to the fact that the toxic egg crisis is out of control – with many questions ...

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