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Hold your horses!

21 Feb 2013

Did you know they put horsemeat in cheap beef burgers and ready meals? A few weeks ago this was shocking news to millions of people, but it’s fast becoming common knowledge. We watched as the scandal hit the mass market news and as outrage, mirth, blame and witty puns flew around the media in equal measure… […]

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Eating for success!

12 Jul 2012

Thanks to Dr. Chris Fenn for this blog. Chris is a nutritionist, author and speaker. Her motto is “eat for success” and she helps people to understand which foods help them achieve their goals and which ones actually hold them back. Ask yourself “why do you eat?” The textbook answer would be … to supply your […]

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30 May 2012

Last month I had a big rant at Tesco in “We’ve Got Beef” because they were complaining about only making 4 billion pounds in profit in the last year. So reading this report from the Joseph Rowntree Foundation it seemed all the more distasteful that the Tesco fat cats were whining about a 1% drop […]

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We’ve Got Beef

18 Apr 2012

Tesco’s profits have fallen by 1% – the first drop in twenty years, and Philip Clarke, its CEO, has been getting his pretty face in front of the cameras today to publicise his £1bn recovery plan. He’s also been reassuring us all that Tesco aren’t “struggling” – phew! £4bn in profits can hardly compare to […]

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A waste of space

11 Apr 2012

It’s official, we’re a nation of wasters… and we need HELP fast ;-) People hate to waste food, but the problem is we do it without thinking. Somewhere along the line we stopped treating food like it’s precious and started thinking of it as disposable. Nowadays, throwing away food is a part of everyday life, […]

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“Fuel Britannia!”

01 Mar 2012

We’re celebrating British farmers! Since the 1960’s our food system has been made ever-more industrialised, mass-produced and globalised by politics and powerful companies. There’s been a shift from farm-yards to factory-lines as the major supermarkets and big food companies have consistently pushed farmers to make more food, more cheaply and more quickly… That’s why much of […]

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