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TV Chef Recipes ‘Unhealthy’ 2012-12-19

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Recipes by prominent TV chefs are less healthy than supermarket ready meals, Newcastle University researchers say.

Meals by Mr. Jamie Oliver, Ms. Lorraine Pascale, Ms. Nigella Lawson and Mr. Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall were compared to those from Asda, Sainsbury’s and Tesco.

The meals in TV chefs’ cookbooks contained more calories, fat, saturated fat and sugar — but less salt.

The researchers said this was not about ‘bashing’ chefs as many campaigned to tackle obesity. (more…)

Beer Stampede over wrong pricetag 2011-06-04

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An error which slashed the price of beer and cider led to a stampede of customers at a number of Tesco supermarkets in Scotland.

A deal offering three boxes of various alcoholic drinks for £20 was going through the tills at three for £11.

Police were called to Tesco in Greenock after heavy congestion was reported in the car park as customers rushed to get the deal. (more…)