Mystery surrounds a Reading pub and restaurant that appears to be being turned into an Asian food market.

The old Warwick Arms at 77-79 King’s Road, which had been occupied by The Aila Restaurant & Bar appears to be being converted into a food store.

Last month, an eviction notice was served to Four Brothers Reading Ltd, the operators of The Aila,  that the lease to the building had been forfeited and the locks of the changed.

The eviction notice, seen on October 14, declared that the company must communicate with the Queensgate Residential real estate agents.

Now, it appears

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Beginning Aug. 7, food manufacturers in Europe won’t be able to use titanium dioxide, a color additive. But that doesn’t mean the ingredient is toxic to humans.

On July 14, a lawsuit was filed against Mars, the company that makes Skittles, claiming the button-shaped candies contain toxic levels of titanium dioxide and are unfit for human consumption. 

The lawsuit says Jenile Thames, who is listed as one of the plaintiffs, bought a bag of original Skittles from a California convenience store. According to the lawsuit, Thames “reviewed the labeling, packaging, and marketing materials of the products and saw the false

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