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Why we need to stop panic buying - expert comment

Pictures of empty supermarket shelves, and stories of supermarkets putting limits on items dominates the news as people stockpile due to Coronavirus.
Jan Godsell, Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Strategy at WMG, University of Warwick offers her expert comment on why it needs to stop.

Wed 18 Mar 2020, 15:36 | Tags: Supply Chains, Expert comment, WMG, Sciences, Food, coronavirus, Supermarket

Expert comment: Many poorer countries suffer a double burden of malnutrition

Dr Rishi Caleyachetty from Warwick Medical School, comments on the Lancet report published today.

'Voluntary guidelines haven’t proved to be ‘worth their salt’' - expert comments on salt levels in processed foods

Following Public Health England's report on salt in processed meats and ready meals, GP Dr James Gill from Warwick Medical School argues that now is the time to consider  mandatory maximum salt levels in foods.

Wed 19 Dec 2018, 10:10 | Tags: Food, Warwick Medical School, Public Health

'Look at the menu small print' - expert comments on calorie content of meals in restaurants

Research from the British Medical Journal into calorie content of meals in UK restaurants has shown that sit-down restaurants often serve unhealthier meals than fast food outlets. GP Dr James Gill from Warwick Medical School recommends checking the menu small print when eating out.

Thu 13 Dec 2018, 11:09 | Tags: Food, Warwick Medical School

Why new salt study is flawed

A University of Warwick academic and WHO adviser says that a study which suggests salt may not be as damaging to health as is usually claimed is flawed.

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