A petition to save the BBC’s recipe archive has more than 25,000 signatures

The BBC is planning to cut “soft” news from its website, including its recipe and food section. But after a source from the BBC told the Guardian that the recipes would “fall off the face of the internet” and will have no live links after the section is closed, more than 25,000 people have signed a petition in favor of preserving the BBC’s recipe archive “in its current form.” The Guardian reports that the only recipes that will remain active will be those connected to current shows, and even those will only be maintained for 30 days.

+ Other websites and apps that the BBC plans to scale down or close entirely include travel, news magazine and local news index (BBC Media Centre)