the real reason for the horsemeat scandal

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As I'm writing this the horsemeat scandal continues to roll on. More and more companies are being implicated and whereas at the beginning of the scandal it was confined to just a few meat products from a single producer in Ireland, it now seems to encapsulate a huge and growing percentage of the processed food industry.
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film review: best before documentary

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Last night Emma, Lucia and I went to the film screening of a new short documentary film called Best Before at the Evolve Wellness Centre in South Kensington, London. The film looks at the rising costs of food and the UK's current, unsustainable approach to food production. But it ends upbeat, showing us the alternatives out there to the current system that can lead to a healthier, more sustainable, more local food system. In the UK we currently import 40% of our food from just about every corner of the world - this even includes foods we can grow ourselves such as carrots and herbs.
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a blueberry is a blueberry, or maybe not

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Dark glasses on? Check. Collar turned up? Check. Head for the shelves in the local supermarket and find some interesting labels for Surinder's Food Label video (as co-founder of an online health channel I didn't want to be caught with a basket full of pop tarts).
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