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Deaths from food allergy rare and decreasing in the UK, finds study

Deaths from serious allergic reactions (“anaphylaxis”) due to food have declined over the past 20 years, an analysis of UK NHS data had found. This is despite an increase in hospital admissions for food-induced anaphylaxis over the same time. The analysis, conducted by scientists from Imperial College London and published in the BMJ also found […]

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“One Health Certified” Food Label Misleads Consumers

The new year is unfortunately being accompanied by a new food label that is exploiting consumers’ concern for animal welfare. A misleading food labelling scheme known as One Health Certified™ (OHC) has recently been approved for use on chicken and turkey products and is now being used by a handful of grocery store chains, including […]

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Food Companies Helping Farm Animals and Frontline Workers

Amid the stay-at-home orders during the COVID-19 pandemic, it can be hard to know how to effectively support the causes we care about. The good news is that there are plenty of ways to help from home—including by thanking and supporting businesses that are actively contributing to the effort to fight COVID-19. We are proud […]

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Food ethnologist sees new trends following decades of lifestyle eating

The knife rack has replaced the bookshelf as a symbol of cultural capital. However, following decades of lifestyle eating, cooking shows and palate sensations, a new food generation is starting to establish itself. Food ethnologist Håkan Jönsson sees a comeback for ready-made meals and abstemiousness. Food is more than sustenance, what role does food play […]