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'Ultra-processed' products now half of all UK family food purchases

Exclusive: health experts warn increasing popularity of industrially-made food will lead to negative effects such as obesity and poor health Half of all the food bought by families in the UK is now “ultra-processed”, made in a factory with industrial ingredients and additives invented by food technologists and bearing little resemblance to the fruit, vegetables, meat or fish used to cook a fresh meal at home.
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