Daily news round up: our selection of food and chef news from the wold's press

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Editor 23rd October 2013

Call to ban food colourings used in medicines like Calpol after they are linked to hyperactive children

Campaigners are calling for a  ban on the E numbers that give  children’s medicines such as Calpol their bright colours.  They have identified 52 products – including teething gels and painkillers designed for babies as young as two months – which contain additives linked to hyperactivity. Read more from Mail Online  

Mark Hix's new London restaurant to be called Hixter

Mark Hix's Restaurants Etc is to call its new restaurant venture in the City of London Hixter.  The 5,000 sq ft restaurant will open on the site of the former Sushinho on Devonshire Square in Bishopsgate, London in November. Read more from Caterer & Hotelkeeper  

Are people snobbish about frozen food?

A new series captures what life is like at frozen food retailer Iceland, but are some of us a little bit snooty in our attitude to frozen food?  Google it and you'll see there have been dozens of attempts to establish whether fresh or frozen vegetables are better for you.

Read more from BBC News  

Michael Wurster Appointed Chef de Cuisine of Gordon Ramsay at The London

Gordon Ramsay at The London, set within The London NYC, announces the appointment of Michael Wurster as Chef de Cuisine. Chef Wurster comes to Gordon Ramsay at The London with nearly 15 years of experience and will be overseeing this accomplished fine dining establishment Restaurant Gordon Ramsay and The Chef's Table. Read more from Broadway World  

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The  Staff Canteen

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Editor 23rd October 2013

Daily news round up: our selection of food and chef news from the wold's press