Regulation & Safety

Bread is so much more than just the staff of life. Pic: ©GettyImages/Lo-verm/Robin Olimb

Trendspotting: Bread is back, yeah, baby, yeah!

By Gill Hyslop

Facebook IQ’s 2019 Topics & Trends Report confirmed what BakeryandSnacks had picked up on long ago: bread’s renaissance is a rising, hot topic on social media.

Sainsbury's denies selling 'burnt' bread, purporting it's 'very popular.' Pic: ©GettyImages/milosluz

Sainsbury's claims 'well fired' bread does not pose a cancer risk

By Gill Hyslop

The major UK retail chain has told BakeryandSnacks it's blackened loaves are well within limit following criticizm by The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) for selling bread that could contain higher than recommended levels of acrylamide.

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'Patchy' roll-out of WHO advice on junk food marketing

By Niamh Michail

European uptake of World Health Organisation (WHO) recommendations on junk food marketing to children has been "patchy" in part because of intense private sector lobbying, according to a WHO report.

The EWG has conducted a second round of tests on popular oat-based breakfast cereals. Pic: ©GettyImages/Anna Pustynnikova

Dozens more breakfast cereals and snacks test positive for glyphosate

By Gill Hyslop

Following the discovery of glyphosate in several breakfast cereals in August, a second round of testing by the Environmental Working Group (EWP) has found the cancer-linked herbicide in a swathe of popular oat-based cereals and snacks marketed to kids.

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