Monday, 27 August 2018


A report by 'Which' has revealed that, when they tested 24 products purchased in the UK, labelled as 'vanilla ice-cream', 10 contained no cream or fresh milk and 7 contained no vanilla ( Prior to 2015, when labelling laws were changed, this would have been illegal. It is implied that the change was to enable vegan and reduced-fat products to acquire the label (to facilitate 'healthier' eating?). I can understand why cream and fresh milk might be replaced but surely (in spite of its expense) vanilla ought to be an ingredient of an item with this label.

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