european-food-safety-authority

protein

The protein myth: why high-protein diets are utterly pointless

Nonsensical nutritional claims have been with us for years. Stanley Green, the Protein Man, paraded up and down Oxford Street…

31 Jan 2017
Nutella

Lay off Nutella! The chocolate spread is no cancer villain

It’s a cruel fact that this January, while we’re busy repenting that third helping of Christmas chocolate, the news has…

25 Jan 2017
brown toast

Why you don’t need to worry about eating brown toast

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has launched a campaign to warn Britons of the dangers of toasting and roasting their…

23 Jan 2017

Is that label legal?

The EU has authorised only 256 specific claims about food and supplements… and rejected more than 1,500

5 May 2016