food

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

‘Extreme weather’ could cause portions of chips to ‘disappear’, says climate change expert

‘Extreme weather’ could cause portions of chips to ‘disappear’, says climate change expert

‘Extreme weather’ could cause portions of chips to ‘disappear’, says WWF expert

Gareth Redmond-King, Head of Climate Change at WWF, has said that “extreme weather” is posing a threat to the British classic of a portion of chips.

Pineapples

Brits believe pineapples are traditionally grown in UK, study finds

Brits believe pineapples are traditionally grown in UK, study finds

Quinoa, avocado and pineapples are among the foods Brits mistakenly think are traditionally grown in the UK, a study has found.

Friday, February 1, 2019

Friday, February 1, 2019

Self-service checkouts are ‘an opportunity to be dishonest’, says retail expert

Self-service checkouts are ‘an opportunity to be dishonest’, says retail expert

Self-service checkouts are ‘an opportunity to be dishonest’, says retail expert

Claire Bailey, an independent retail expert has said that self-service checkouts in supermarkets give some people “an opportunity to be dishonest”.

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Endangered sharks being eaten in UK fish and chip shops, study finds

Endangered sharks being eaten in UK fish and chip shops, study finds

Endangered sharks being eaten in UK fish and chip shops, study finds

Families may be eating "critically endangered" shark when visiting their local fish and chip shop, warns a new study.

Monday, January 21, 2019

Monday, January 21, 2019

‘Shrinkflation’ strikes as over 200 products get smaller as prices stay the same

‘Shrinkflation’ strikes as over 200 products get smaller as prices stay the same

‘Shrinkflation’ strikes as over 200 products get smaller as prices stay the same

Shrinking chocolate bars, cereal boxes and loaves of bread have contributed to a rise in so-called "shrinkflation" in Britain, official figures have shown.

Thursday, January 3, 2019

Thursday, January 3, 2019

Hackney Sutton and Sons

Fully-vegan chippy opens in London for the first time

Fully-vegan chippy opens in London for the first time

A vegan fish and chip shop has opened in Hackney, with banana blossom and Japanese potato starch prawns on the menu.

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Kellogg’s to introduce ‘traffic lights’ labels on most UK cereal packaging to encourage healthier food options

Kellogg’s to introduce ‘traffic lights’ labels on most UK cereal packaging to encourage healthier food options

Kellogg’s to introduce ‘traffic lights’ labels on most UK cereal packaging

Kellogg’s is set to adopt “traffic light” labelling for most of its cereal packaging from early next year after consumers said the colour-coded system helped them choose healthier options.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

 The ‘meat tax’ is not about ‘punishing individuals’, says cancer policy expert

The ‘meat tax’ is not about ‘punishing individuals’, says cancer policy expert

The ‘meat tax’ is not about ‘punishing individuals’, says cancer policy expert

Louise Meincke has said that the ‘meat tax’, which would increase the cost of processed meat by 79% was not about “punishing individuals”, but about encouraging governments to improve the affordability of healthy foods.

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Consumers faced with Brexit food price increase, Peers warn

Consumers faced with Brexit food price increase, Peers warn

In a bleak assessment of the impact of Brexity they've warned a hike in food bills.

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Jamie Oliver says that learning more about nutrition has made him "spiritual"

Jamie Oliver: learning about nutrition has made me spiritual

Jamie Oliver: learning about nutrition has made me spiritual

Learning more about nutrition has made him "spiritual", the chef, writer and restaurateur says

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

'Food industry should be hit with a sledgehammer, it's poisoning us', says Eamonn Holmes

'Food industry should be hit with a sledgehammer, it's poisoning us', says Eamonn Holmes

'Food industry should be hit with a sledgehammer', says Eamonn Holmes

A survey by Action on Salt found some Chinese ready meals contain more than half an adult's daily allowance for salt

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Thursday, February 8, 2018

HP Source gives Mike Graham and Katie Perrior all the gossip from Parliament

talkRADIO's new Westminster mole HP Source gives Mike Graham and Katie Perrior all the gossip from Parliament

HP Source gives Mike Graham and Katie Perrior the gossip from Parliament

HP Source revealed that this week the canteen is serving food from New Zealand

Friday, January 5, 2018

Friday, January 5, 2018

Iain's conversation with Claire took a rather bizarre turn

'I'm not that bothered I haven’t died from anything yet' - Iain Lee declares quote of the night

'I haven’t died from anything yet' - Iain Lee declares quote of the night

Caller Claire's comment caused an outburst of laughter from our talkRADIO host

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Needles discovered in food being sold at German supermarket

Needles discovered in food being sold at German supermarket

Needles discovered in food being sold at German supermarket

Five cases of needles being put inside food have been discovered so far

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

'We can't always blame parents for children being overweight', says British Obesity Society

Obesity campaigner blames Margaret Thatcher changes for Britain's crisis

Obesity campaigner blames Margaret Thatcher changes for Britain's crisis

Paul Evans from the British Obesity Society says we must improve education on diet

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Thursday, December 21, 2017

'What was it like eating the pig’s lady willy?' - Iain Lee interviewed by nine-year-old caller

'What was it like eating a pig’s lady willy?' - Iain Lee grilled by nine-year-old caller about I'm A Celeb bushtucker trial

'What was it like eating pig’s lady willy' - Iain Lee grilled by child caller

Nine-year-old Haydn asked Iain Lee about his time in I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Flight attendant suspended after eating passenger's leftover meal

Chinese flight attendant suspended after eating passenger's leftover meal

Chinese flight attendant suspended after eating passenger's leftover meal

Urumqi Air released a statement saying the woman did not handle leftover food properly

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Man jailed for lacing woman's food and drink with male hormone at work

Man jailed for spiking woman's food and drink with male hormone at work

Man jailed for spiking woman's food and drink with male hormone at work

The male hormone reportedly caused the woman to stop menstruating, grow thicker body hair and seriously damaged her liver

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Woman accuses Taco Bell of racism for not selling french fries

Woman accuses Taco Bell of racism for not selling french fries

Woman accuses Taco Bell of racism for not selling french fries

The woman seemed to think she could have been in a Burger King rather than a Taco Bell

Friday, October 27, 2017

Friday, October 27, 2017

Julia Hartley-Brewer says 'I'd only want to believe in a god who wasn’t bothered about meat I eat'

Julia Hartley-Brewer says 'I'd only want to believe in a god who wasn’t bothered about what meat I eat'

Julia Hartley-Brewer questions why god would be bothered about meat people eat

Lancashire Council has said unstunned halal meat will be banned from being used in school meals

Monday, October 23, 2017

Monday, October 23, 2017

Manchester restaurant praised for donating leftover food to homeless every day

Manchester restaurant Bosu Body Bar praised for donating leftover food to homeless every day

Manchester restaurant praised for donating leftover food to homeless every day

The project first started when staff left paper bags full of food outside for the homeless to pick up

Friday, August 11, 2017

Friday, August 11, 2017

Egg scandal: 'The real issue is criminal activity', says Institute for Global Food Safety

Egg scandal: 'The real issue is criminal activity', says food safety body

Egg scandal: 'The real issue here is criminal activity'

Professor Chris Elliott says it's always better to try and buy local food

Monday, July 31, 2017

Monday, July 31, 2017

Danish scientists suggest we start eating new food called crispy jellyfish

Danish scientists suggest we start eating new food called crispy jellyfish

Danish scientists suggest we start eating new food called crispy jellyfish

Jellyfish are already eaten mainly in Southeast Asia but crispy jellyfish are prepared in a different way

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Bake Off's Ruby Tandoh hits out at Nigella Lawson calling her a 'dull snob'

Bake Off's Ruby Tandoh hits out at Nigella Lawson, calling her a 'dull snob'

Bake Off's Ruby Tandoh hits out at Nigella Lawson, calling her a 'dull snob'

The Great British Bake Off's Ruby Tandoh claimed the food world is boring as it's full of 'horsey-maned rich girls' and 'pompous real food guys'

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Spiders 'could eat the entire human population in a year'

Spiders could eat the entire human population in a year, says scientist

Spiders could eat the entire human population in a year, says scientist

Biologists Martin Nyffeler and Klaus Birkhofer have worked out how much food spiders eat in a year, and it's more than you might think

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

'Pressures on middle-aged women are increasing at home and in the workplace' says professor

Middle-aged women are being pressured into eating disorders, says academic

Middle-aged women are being pressured into eating disorders, says academic

Research from University College London has suggested that 3% of women in their 40s and 50s have an eating problem

Friday, September 2, 2016

Friday, September 2, 2016

'I don't want to have to test food by putting my winky in it' - The Big Debate

'I don't want to have to test food by putting my winky in it' - The Big Debate

'I don't want to have to test food by putting my winky in it' - The Big Debate

Jon Holmes asks, do we need taste?

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Brexit. What could it mean for British food? Jon Holmes investigates

Brexit. What could it mean for British food? Jon Holmes investigates

Brexit. What could it mean for British food? Jon Holmes investigates

If we lose the EU laws, will it change our Great British food?