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Less than 2% of Brits cutting down with lower-abv drinks

16 Apr 2015 | By Simon Gwynn

UK consumers have almost no interest in using lower-strength drinks to cut down on alcohol consumption, according to a major new study.

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Tesco warns staff not to become couch potatoes

13 Apr 2015 | By Ian Quinn

An article on the retailer’s website gives advice on how staff can meet the recommended daily target of 10,000 steps per day

Fresh fruit and veg

Rose fruit & veg vouchers scheme weighs up retail partnerships

27 Mar 2015 | By Carina Perkins

The organisation behind a voucher scheme designed to give lower income families access to fresh fruit & veg has said it wo…

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Tobacco giants to take legal action as MPs vote in favour of plain packs

11 Mar 2015 | By Andrew Don

Tobacco companies to take legal action against the government after MPs ratify plain packaging plans

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Health food lessons from the US Subscription

21 Mar 2015 | By Claire Nuttall

And there was I thinking Europe was doing well on the whole health agenda……

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Energy drinks: trade must address issue of sales to children

15 Feb 2015 | By Vince Bamford

As a rule, I trust retailers and consumers to do the right thing…


Salt reduction shouldn't get sidelined by concerns about sugar Subscription

18 Dec 2014 | By Caroline Klinge

The current sugar debate has captured the public imagination but is adding to confusion…


What do you think of the Which? super-complaint on supermarket pricing?

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Scaremongering sugar debate does not help children

13 Nov 2014

I write in response to a report on sugar (‘Action on Sugar claims a quarter of kids’ juice drinks have as much sugar as Co…

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Sweeteners part of healthy eating says Professor Jack Winkler

06 Sep 2014

Put these survey findings into context. If 38% are suspicious of sweeteners, then 62% are not…


Sugar defines some lines - they would not exist without it

02 Aug 2014

Sir: I am not surprised there is increasing consumer concern about sugar levels in products…

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