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Pakistan: Meningitis vaccine: CCP serves notice on pharma companies for using word ‘Halal Category: HomeIndustry News UK & WorldPharmaceuticals

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7/9/11

By Azram Khan

Novartis says competition commission is not aware of basic facts.

ISLAMABAD: The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) has served notices on pharmaceutical companies for advertising the vaccine for meningitis with “Halal” tag.

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UK: Calories busted by cafe culture Category: ConsumerHealthHomeIndustry News UK & World

5/9/11

By Michelle RobertsHealth reporter, BBC News

Coffee and a cake
A drink and a cake could contain more than half of a woman’s recommended daily calorie allowance

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UK: Takeaway dishes high in colourings, says study Category: ConsumerFood ProductionHealthHomeIndustry News UK & World

4/9/11  www.bbc.co.uk

Indian takeaway curry

The meals can contain high levels of salt, fat and artificial colourings, the study suggests.
Two of the nation’s favourite Indian and Chinese takeaway dishes can contain illegally high levels of certain colourings, a snapshot study suggests.

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UK: Campaigners warn over salt levels in bread Category: ConsumerFood Production

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4/9/11

By Caroline Parkinson Health editor, BBC News website

Slices of white bread
Some white bread had low salt levels
A third of breads contain more salt than recommended under guidelines being introduced next year, a survey found.

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