Painted olives, monkey meat & fertiliser sugar: Europol's global food fraud crackdown

Painted olives, monkey meat & fertiliser sugar: Europol’s global food fraud crackdown

From olives painted with blue copper sulphate to monkey meat and sugar laced with fertiliser, Europol and Interpol have seized 10,000 tonnes of fake food in their biggest global operation to date.


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Happiness factor: Emotional benefits are top chocolate sales drivers, says Mintel

Happiness factor: Emotional benefits are top chocolate sales drivers, says Mintel

Chocolate has been tied to improved brain function, enhanced energy, and other health benefits, but confectioners will be better served by leveraging chocolate’s emotional connections, according to a recent report by Mintel.


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Doctors may encourage moderate dark chocolate consumption after latest health links: Researchers

Doctors may encourage moderate dark chocolate consumption after latest health links: Researchers

Healthcare professionals may recommend moderate dark chocolate consumption after daily chocolate eating was tied to reducing heart disease risk factors, claim the authors of a cross-sectional study.


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