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    Cut portion sizes to save lives, food firms told

    An alliance of health charities has called for greater portion size control, further product reformulation and restrictions on sporting event sponsorship by unhealthy food brands as part of a raft of measures to prevent 250,000 premature deaths in Britain by… Read More

  • BHF calls for ban on junk food ads before 9pm watershed 

    OVER SEVEN in ten (72%) parents with children aged 4 to 16 in Wales have been pestered by their children to buy junk food they have seen advertised on TV, according to a new survey by the British Heart Foundation… Read More

  • Industry-wide nutritional labelling system launched

    A NEW consistent front-of-pack nutrition labeling system is being launched today by Public Health Minister Anna Soubry, in an effort to help consumers make more informed food purchasing decisions.   The new label will combine traffic light colour-coding and nutritional… Read More

  • No return for the mack?

    FEARS OF overfishing may put mackerel’s comeback on hold as customers face a tough choice between eating healthily and sustainably.   What a difference two years make. This time in 2011, mackerel was riding on the crest of a wave… Read More

  • Doctors back soda tax

    DOCTORS BELIEVE that a tax on sugary drinks will help to tackle the obesity crisis. Academy of Medical Royal Colleges also calls for better standards of hospital food   In an extensive report, published today February 18th, the Academy of… Read More