Saturday, 7 August 2010

Food Fact of the Day.


At one time, the addition of chalk to bread was officially recognised as adulteration and banned by law: today, in the name of fortification, it is mandatory in almost all. Due to labelling law, customers are unable to know what additives have been used in the production of in-store bakery loaves unless they ask.

... Ew?

Fact taken from a larger article exploring the quality of Supermarket bread by the Real Food Campaign ( and is supported by online deli Natoora (


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