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Israel cave bones: Early humans 'conserved food to eat later'

Israel cave bones: Early humans 'conserved food to eat later'

It is the earliest evidence that humans living between 200,000 and 420,000 years ago had the foresight to anticipate future needs, they say.The researchers suggest the marks came about because the early humans had to make greater effort to remove skin which had dried on bones which had been kept longer.

What can Silicon Valley learn from tinned food?

What can Silicon Valley learn from tinned food?

Yet, in its day, tinned food was as revolutionary as anything now being pitched by Bay Area start-ups.A modern-day Girard, looking for a place with venture capital and risk-taking attitudes today, would surely head for Silicon Valley.

Efforts to cut sugar out of food way off target

Efforts to cut sugar out of food way off target

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Efforts to cut a fifth of the sugar out of our food by next year are way off target, figures from Public Health England show.The food industry said the voluntary target was too ambitious.

Restaurants urged to serve us less food

Restaurants urged to serve us less food

Without quite realising it, they're choosing to do exactly what food waste campaigners want us all to do: only get served up what we'll definitely eat.And charity Wrap says 75% of it could have been eaten.

Can you survive on foraged food?

Can you survive on foraged food?

But, while that mushroom would provide a substantial ingredient in a stir fry, would it be feasible to survive solely on foraged food?But foragers say sustainably-sourced wild food can certainly supplement a normal diet.

Ketchup: To dip or smother? And other great food debates

Ketchup: To dip or smother? And other great food debates

It's a debate that's been raging online after a tweet from Vamps bass player Connor Ball sparked what we can only describe as a ketchup controversy.There were clearly strong feelings on each side of the debate.

'Tasteless': Patients share pictures and views of hospital food

'Tasteless': Patients share pictures and views of hospital food

Bake Off judge Prue Leith is the latest celebrity chef to be recruited in the quest to improve the food hospital patients eat.The government has launched a review of hospital food, first announced in June, to set new quality standards for the 140 million meals served annually.

The future of food: Why farming is moving indoors

The future of food: Why farming is moving indoors

The containers are owned by Square Roots, part of America's fast-expanding vertical farming industry, a sector run by many tech entrepreneurs who believe food production is ripe for disruption.High costsAn artificial intelligence expert, Mr Peggs founded Square Roots with investor Kimball Musk (Elon's brother) two years ago.

No-deal papers reveal council fears over food supply

No-deal papers reveal council fears over food supply

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Legal school meal nutrition standards may need to be amended, or discarded, in the event of a no-deal Brexit, according to internal local council planning documents seen by the BBC.The government said the food industry was "well versed at dealing with scenarios that can affect food supply.

Addo Food Group to shut Spalding bakery putting 405 jobs at risk

Addo Food Group to shut Spalding bakery putting 405 jobs at risk

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Addo Food Group says it plans to close its Spalding bakery factory in 2020



More than 400 jobs are at risk after a food company announced it will close a bakery due to an "increasingly competitive" market.The firm, which makes sausage rolls and pies, said it would transfer products to its other bakeries in Poole, Dorset, and Market Drayton, Shropshire.

Welsh food producers have 'major post-Brexit worries'

Welsh food producers have 'major post-Brexit worries'

Some of Wales' best known food and drinks - including Welsh lamb, laverbread and Caerphilly cheese - are protected by the EU's Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) status.One Welsh levy body said 20 years of work "could be lost" without a deal.

Leon restaurant co-founder Henry Dimbleby to lead food system review

Leon restaurant co-founder Henry Dimbleby to lead food system review

The review will examine the food system "from field to fork" and address what needs to change in the face of climate concerns and population growth.But we can change that," said Mr Dimbleby, whose success with Leon led him to found the Sustainable Restaurant Association in 2009.

Trust 'undermined' by food delivery firms over hygiene

Trust 'undermined' by food delivery firms over hygiene

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Food inspectors check the kitchen of a restaurant which is listed on Deliveroo



Food delivery platforms are undermining public trust by hosting outlets with poor hygiene ratings, the Food Standards Agency has said.What are food hygiene ratings?

Low food hygiene rating for council-owned Rhyl restaurant

Low food hygiene rating for council-owned Rhyl restaurant

Inspectors who visited the 1891 restaurant at Rhyl's Pavilion Theatre in May urged improvements in food handling and management of food safety.Denbighshire County Council said the restaurant had "always taken pride in its extremely robust and high standards of food hygiene".

Ultra-processed food linked to early death

Ultra-processed food linked to early death

Their studies are not definite proof of harm but do come hot on the heels of trials suggesting ultra-processed foods lead to overeating.The lowest category is "unprocessed or minimally processed foods", which include: • fruit • vegetables • milk • meat • legumes such as lentils • seeds • grains such as rice • eggs"Processed foods" have been altered to make them last longer or taste better - generally using salt, oil, sugar or fermentation.

Chrissy Teigen Is Making A Bunch of Food Shows For Hulu

Chrissy Teigen Is Making A Bunch of Food Shows For Hulu

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Cravings: Recipes for All the Food You Want to Eat

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Cookbook author extraordinaire Chrissy Teigen is the brains behind a forthcoming bunch of food shows on Hulu, the company confirmed on Wednesday.