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Mars, The World’s Biggest Candy Maker, Makes The Case Against Sugar

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It appears that confectionery giant Mars, the company behind M&M’s, wants you to eat less of its candy. Reports have it that Mars is attempting to convince McDonald’s, Burger King, Dairy Queen and other fast-food chains to drop its candy goods from their dessert lineups in a bid to encourage moderate sweets consumption. Reuters reported that an industry source familiar with… Read more »

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Egg storage times: EFSA assesses public health risks

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Extending the storage time of eggs at home or at retail would increase Salmonella food poisoning risks, says EFSA’s latest scientific opinion on public health risks from eggs. Experts focussed on the risk to consumers posed by Salmonella Enteritidis, the bacteria responsible for causing the highest number of egg-borne outbreaks in EU.

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