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UK shoppers cite sugar as major concern, finds study

Sugar content in food is the UK’s biggest concern, research has found.

Salmonella concerns linked to one supplier

The recall of four products due to the possibility of salmonella presence has been linked to one Dutch supplier.

Bread
Wheat pesticide petition nears 20,000

A petition to stop UK bread manufacturers using the pesticide glyphosate has reached nearly 20,000 signatures. 

AMF
AMF Bakery Systems appoints executive vice president

AMF Bakery Systems has promoted Jason Ward to executive vice president. 

Apprentices
Consultation on apprenticeship levy opens today

The baking industry has questioned how the government’s apprenticeship plans will help the craft sector, as consultation on the apprenticeship levy opens today. 

Product recall
Salmonella risk and incorrect labelling behind product recalls

Tesco and convenience store group Nisa Retail are the latest companies to recall bakery products. 

Daily Mail taken to task over gluten-free prescription figure

The huge figure put on the cost of gluten-free prescriptions has been found incorrect, after a dispute broke out yesterday.

Daily Mail targets NHS spend on gluten-free

A row has broken out over a reported £116m spend on prescription gluten-free food by the NHS, which included biscuits, doughnuts, muffin mixes and bread.

Pret A Manger will trial vegetarian-friendly ideas gleaned from online poll
Pret to increase veggie option in-store

Pret A Manger will increase the vegetarian and vegan options in its stores following a blog and poll led by chief executive Clive Schlee. 

Dundee cake
Outcry over Dundee cake PGI bid

An attempt by the Scottish government to give Dundee cake protected status has caused an outcry from bakers outside the city. 

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