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FDF seminar for SMEs announced

Small and medium-sized food and drink producers (SMEs) can receive guidance on sugar reduction, labelling and claims at an upcoming seminar run by the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) and Leatherhead Food Research (LFR).

New PM urged to not let industry set agenda on child obesity

New Prime Minister Theresa May has received a message from health campaigners, urging her to make sure the food and drink industry learns from its mistakes, when the government publishes the childhood obesity strategy.

Action on Sugar slams government obesity report

A leaked copy of David Cameron’s Childhood Obesity Strategy has prompted campaign group Action on Sugar (AoS) to call for its revision.

Brexit to overshadow obesity strategy?

Health campaigners fear the government will use the Brexit vote to divert attention from David Cameron’s childhood obesity strategy.

Action on Sugar targets breakfast biscuits

The campaign group Action on Sugar has said most breakfast bars contain the same or more sugar than a bowl of Kellogg’s Coco Pops.

Action on Sugar responds to the Budget

Yesterday, the government announced a new £520m levy on sugary drinks, to be brought into effect in two years’ time.

Department of Health disappoints campaigners over child obesity

The government’s Childhood Obesity Strategy, which may contain plans for a sugar tax, will not be released until the summer, according to the Department of Health (DoH).

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