Is the sugar tax going to happen? Public Health England has at long last published the report into tackling childhood obesity with their findings recommending the tax, along with reducing the advertising of sugary products to children and cracking down on supermarkets' sneaky special offers on sweet foods.
Apparently David Cameron is not keen, we will see.
A few months back I pointed to an article asking people to sign up for a lunch out with their kids in the name of researching children's menus. Those parents have now reported back and here are their findings. Jamie's Italian scores top marks whilst Burger King is the big baddie at the bottom. The campaign looks to have improved the standard of kids' menus in many of the big chains, especially Prezzo who jumped a fat 13 places from last year.
Big date in the culinary calendar and a great chance to pick up on the latest trends in the tasty world of food. There are awards for best cookbook, blog, restaurant, cheap eat, producer and lots more. Look at the winners here and scroll down to the bottom to click through for more info on them all. Brilliant news for The Clink who won Best Ethical Restaurant, very well deserved.
If you're fond of a cheeky beer or two, have a look at this breakdown of the cheapest and most pricey places in the UK and Europe to enjoy one. Average price in the UK is now £3.46. Yikes. And 72p for a pint in the Czech Republic?! No wonder Prague is overflowing with stag dos.
Sometimes it really does feel like there isn't anything we can eat or drink without some negative health or environmental impact. Almond milk vs cows' milk..the battlelines are drawn.