A shortage of eggs, GPs switching to cheaper drugs, and a new music plan for schools

The banning of battery cages for egg production has led to a shortage of eggs, and steep price rises. Winifred Robinson finds out what impact this will have on prices, and why producers were so unprepared for the changes. The companies helping shoppers buy online from American stores - but can it really save you money?
Kids menus make it hard for parents to choose good food for their children according to a survery for the Children's Food Trust. So can restaurants do more?
Will NHS reforms mean more GPs switching patient prescriptions to cheaper drugs in a bid to save money, and does this matter? We find out more. A new plan for how to teach music in schools comes into force in the new school year. We find out what it hopes to deliver. And we report from the Altzeimer Disease International conference in London.

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