P463 Teletext 463 Jun19 11:10:11          ————————  ——————————————    ECO-FRIENDLY WINE       Sulphur dioxide, pesticides and chemicals are all used in production of red and white wines. Also used are animal by-products such as blood, bonemeal and egg white. The wine industry in Europe alone uses millions of tonnes of pesticides each year in production. These chemicals are not ssually listed on bottle labels. ——————————————————————————————————1/3—— Scene for the teens 440 DATES FOR YOUR GREEN DIARY p464 What's On News Green Action Grooves
P463 Teletext 463 Jun19 11:10:03          ————————  ——————————————    ECO-FRIENDLY WINE       A glass of wine may not be as good for you as you once thought. The Natural Wine Club estimates that on top of pesticides, some 20 enhancers, preservatives and colouring agents are added to the wine. It believes this is one reason why vineyards don't list ingredients on the labels. And France's alcoholic drinks industry is the second largest user of agro-chemicals in the country! ——————————————————————————————————2/3—— It's Your Life 480 Leisure 482 HAVE YOU BEEN BAMBOOZLED YET? p458 What's On News Green Action Grooves
P463 Teletext 463 Jun19 11:11:00          ————————  ——————————————    ECO-FRIENDLY WINE       Measures for listing chemicals used in wine production on bottle labels are a long way off, says the Ministry of Agriculture Fisheries and Food. "A recent proposal was dropped by the French presidency," a spokesman said. If you would like to know which ingredients are in your wine, send an SAE to: Natural Wine Club: 0181 905 5515 ——————————————————————————————————3/3—— Send your environmental events lists to GREEN EVENTS, TELETEXT, PO BOX 297, LONDON, SW6 1XT What's On News Green Action Grooves