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Baked goods account for more of kids’ sugar intake than soft drinks

Cakes, biscuits and other baked goods account for almost a quarter of children’s sugar intake, according to government body Public Health England.

Waitrose’s step-by-step guide to reducing sugar

Pressure on bakery manufacturers and retailers to reduce the sugar content of their goods has been renewed after the food and drink industry fell short of government targets.

Calorie reduction: industry and experts respond

Public Health England has launched a new campaign calling on businesses to slash 20% from the calorie content of certain foods by 2024.

Sugar reduction targets: the industry reacts

Specific sugar reduction targets have been published by Public Health England today (30 March). But what does this mean for bakers?

Bread rolls only product type meeting salt reduction targets, finds CASH

Campaigners are urging health chiefs to set mandatory salt levels after a product survey found ‘bread rolls’ is the only one of 28 food categories set to meet 2017 salt reduction targets.

Baked goods must become less sweet or smaller says government

Restaurants have been ordered to cut the size of their puddings by the government, or face being named and shamed.

Campaigners slam government obesity strategy

Action on Sugar (AOS) has lambasted the government over its “weak obesity strategy”, describing it as “appalling” that no further action to improve the strategy has been taken since the leaked report a few weeks ago.

Sugar smart app reaches 2m downloads

Public Health England’s (PHE’s) sugar reduction app has been downloaded nearly two million times since it was launched in January.

PHE says UK salt intake has stayed the same

The UK is consuming the same amount of salt as it was three years ago, despite numerous campaigns, according to Public Health England (PHE). 

Public Health England says “eat plenty of bread”

Public Health England (PHE), part of the Department of Health, has issued advice on what consumers should and should not be eating.

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