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UK pushes for action on ‘latte levy’

The UK House of Commons’ Environmental Audit Committee recently announced its report findings into disposable coffee cups, urging the government to introduce a ‘latte levy’. The levy would see a 25p charge per disposable cup of coffee purchased in the UK. A similar discussion for a latte levy in Ireland began towards the end of … Continued

Coffee aids fight against gum disease

Coffee may combat periodontal bone loss, US researchers say. Reseachers analysed data from 1,152 men from the US Department of Veterans Affairs Dental Longitudinal Study (DLS) during trienniel dental visits between 1968 and 1998. The DLS is a prospective study of the oral health of medically healthy male veterans. The study found a ‘small but … Continued