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Campaigner call for ban on Olympics junk food promotion

THE CO-ORDINATOR of the Children’s Food Campaign Malcolm Clarke has issued a challenge to the new president of the International Olympics Committee.   Upon the election of Thomas Bach, Clark issued a statement calling for Bach to take a more ‘robust and responsible’ approach to the promotion of junk food and drink throughout the international…
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FootprintFeature: Salt, Sugar, Sweat

WITH MASSIVE sponsorship from fast food companies and a veil of secrecy covering alternative catering, London 2012 was quickly titled ‘the junk food Olympics’. But was that an accurate moniker, and could it actually have a positive outcome?   Long billed as the “largest peacetime catering operation in the world”, the Olympic Games saw over…
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