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New sugar research says it’s addictive

Sugar might be addictive in a similar way to cocaine and tobacco, according to researchers.

WHO takes aim at sugar

Sugary food consumption should be discouraged, according to anti-diabetes recommendations issued by the World Health Organization (WHO).

World Health Organisation backs sugar tax

A new report by The World Health Organisation (WHO) has backed the divisive plans to implement a sugar tax as a method of tackling childhood obesity.

Cake sales fall in run up to Christmas

Christmas cake and pudding sales have slumped in the run up to Christmas, down 5.3% on last year for the two weeks to 12 December.

Special yeast decimates bread cancer chemical

In-house testing of Renaissance Ingredients’ acrylamide-reducing baker’s yeast has suggested its use lowers the presence of the chemical in fresh and toasted bread by an average of 80%.

EFSA wheat pesticide review will consider carcinogen claims

The European Food Safety authority (EFSA) is officially reviewing the risks of pesticide glyphosate, and will consider new research suggesting it is “probably carcinogenic”.

Sugar trade questions WHO recommendations

The sugar industry has hit back at the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) sugar recommendations - calling a review on the scientific evidence behind the guidelines.

Action on Sugar is 'disappointed' with the outcome on sugar recommendations
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WHO comes under fire for stance on sugar

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has been criticised for maintaining its draft guidelines on sugar, following a year-long consultation around the issue.

The war on sugar continues
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Re-evaluated sugar guidelines loom

Today could be the day that the World Health Organisation (WHO) will announce its plans for a crackdown on sugar.

Renewed focus on sugar reduction

Dentists are calling for a reduction in sugar of around 75%, equating to just four teaspoons a day. 

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