Joanna Blythman

Joanna Blythman is the author of What To Eat: Food that’s good for your health, pocket and plate

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Miracle muffin: chemicals can keep a muffin looking good at least a month after it was bought

The big fresh food con: Alarming truth behind the chocolate muffin that won't decay

Industry tricks to extend shelf life mean that many of the 'fresh' foods we buy – from bread and cakes to meat and salads – are a lot older than they may seem. Joanna Blythman reports

Tesco have got a nerve trying to 'encourage' healthy eating when their fruit and veg costs so much

Obesity was a relative rarity until supermarkets started feeding us a  barrel of marketing spin

Big business is bad news for good food - and horse meat may be the least of our problems

Much of the water-logged frozen chicken used in supermarket ready meals is imported from Brazil and Thailand
A total of 27 beef products were analysed by the FSAI with 10 containing horse DNA

Save yourself from horsemeat horrors, because the Government certainly won’t

The Government, food industry and public health establishment connive in supporting the myth of convenience food

Horse meat in your burgers? If the food’s processed, you’re right to worry

Tesco's horesmeat fiasco should give shoppers pause for thought

Joanna Blythman: GM crop trials are needless and reckless

Canadian researchers have found traces of GM pesticide in 93 per cent of baby foetuses

A bit of home-grown food can not only transform your meals, it can also save you a surprising amount of money

10-point guide to eating well, ethically and healthily

It isn't as difficult – or as expensive – as you might think and you can even save money, says Joanna Blythman.

We don't believe our food is safe

It's no wonder that public confidence in what we eat has plummeted to an all-time low, writes Joanna Blythman

Stop GM Foods: Why we must end this now

Joanna Blythman warns of the catastrophe that scientists could unleash on our food
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