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No blood: most Brits want their meat well done

Rare steak off the menu for most Brits

By Nicholas Robinson

Brits are munching their way through an average of 312 meaty meals a year, with 85% of meat eaters consuming animal protein at least once a day, a new survey has claimed.

Food fears: young Brits with food allergies are spurning eating when out of the home

Young Brits with food allergies 'fear' eating out

By Nicholas Robinson

A significant number of young people aged between 16 and 24 and suffering from food allergies or intolerances fear eating out in pubs and restaurants, shocking new research has claimed.

Fungal fact: in excess of 350 types of mushroom are consumed by humans

Did you know this about mushrooms?

By Nicholas Robinson

Did you know edible mushrooms are worth £32bn globally and that 2,000 new species of fungi are discovered each year? As well as being valuable to the economy, fungi are vital to almost all parts of modern day life.