TITLE

UK edges towards 'Five a Day' fruit and vegetable target

PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;6/1/2007, Vol. 146 Issue 22, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the results of a paper published by the British Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs on eating habits. It says that household consumption of fruit and vegetables from 2005 to 2006 increased by the largest rate in 20 years. It states that the average purchases of fruit and vegetables per week is 79% of the Five a Day target of the British Food Standards Agency.
ACCESSION #
25625748

 

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