On the up: prices of salad ingredients could rise by 25%

Summer salad prices set to soar

By Nikkie Sutton

Lettuce could be in short supply due to the heat wave currently being experienced across the nation - and if the hot weather continues prices of the salad ingredient could rise by up to 25%, according to purchasing company Beacon.

Cracking news: the report found the UK had higher egg production standards than others in Europe

Calls for egg safety standards to be raised

By Nikkie Sutton

Producers of British Lion eggs are calling on the EU to raise egg safety standards across Europe in light of a new Dutch Government report into the Fipronil in eggs scandal, which highlighted insufficient food-safety standards.

Unpopular dish: the survey found that just 4% of people have eaten tripe in the past five years

British foods that are dying out

By Nikkie Sutton

Tripe, giblets and eel are the three foods that becoming less popular as fewer Brits are eating these foods and two thirds are unwilling to try them, according to a Government survey.

Tragic incident: a spokesperson for Whitbread said their thoughts are with the guest's family (image credit: Google maps)

Woman chokes to death at Beefeater pub

By Nikkie Sutton

Emergency services, including an air ambulance, were called to a Beefeater pub after they received reports of a woman choking earlier this week (26 June).

Switching preference: Global Data predicted that consumers may well choose frozen over fresh food due to the CO2 crisis

CO2 crisis has potential to drive a switch to frozen food

By Nikkie Sutton

The CO2 shortage gripping the UK food and drinks industry is predicted to lead to shortages of beer, fizzy drinks and chilled foods such as raw and cooked meats, and poultry, according to data experts.