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New scheme names and shames dirty restaurants

The Food Standards agency is seeking views on proposals for establishing a UK-wide ‘scores on the doors’ scheme to provide consumers with information about hygiene standards in food businesses.

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Restaurants offered guidance on food allergies

The Food Standards Agency has published an interactive chef card to help people with a food allergy or intolerance when they’re eating out.

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Food for the brain

Consumers are becoming increasingly aware that the food we eat has an effect on how we feel in body and mind.

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Fewer eat out, as nation tightens its belt

Hotels, bars and restaurants, saw an even worse quarter than they had feared, with the volume and value of business falling at rates not seen since the end of 2001.

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Cook your way around the World

Would you like to learn how to pickle shrimps on a beach in Goa? Well travel agents Flight Centre have put together a series of specialist cooking holidays, geared towards combining a unique travel and tasting experience.

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Restaurants Join The Fight Against Hunger

Humanitarian charity, Action Against Hunger is calling on the country’s chefs and restaurateurs to unite in the fight against hunger for the tenth anniversary of its Restaurants Against Hunger Campaign.

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2009 Cobra Good Curry Restaurant Guide Out In October

The new 2009 Cobra Good Curry Restaurant Guide, edited by the Good Curry Guide’s founder Pat Chapman will be published in October this year by John Blake Publishing, priced £14.

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The best of British returns for lucky seven

Now in its seventh year, British Food Fortnight, brings together the diverse and delicious range of gastronomic delights that this nation has to offer.

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Firefly Launch Natural Antioxidant Firefly Waters

Revolutionary functional soft drinks company, Firefly, revealed a new range of low calorie and natural antioxidant-infused “Firefly Waters” in April.

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Great British Breakfast Under Fire

According to experts, eating just one sausage or around three rashers of bacon a day can increase the risk of developing bowel cancer by a fifth.

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