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Soft drink sales tipped to slump as shoppers snub sugar

30 Jul 2014 | By Vince Bamford

One in four consumers  - and a third of 16 to 24-year-olds - are drinking fewer fizzy soft drinks than six months ago, according to new research from Mintel.


Sugar campaign 'has hampered Responsibility Deal salt cuts'

26 Jul 2014 | By Ian Quinn

The campaign against sugar has diverted resources from efforts to reduce salt in food, ministers have been told…

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London supermarkets sign up to anti-obesity push Subscription

26 Jul 2014 | By Ian Quinn

Supermarkets in London have agreed to take part in a clampdown on obesity, which could include layouts being changed…


Sugar & salt FSA survey sees 'genuine public attitude shift' Subscription

25 Jul 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Brits are now almost as worried about the sugar in their food as they are they are about food prices…

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A new front in the war on obesity Subscription

28 Jul 2014 | Updated: 29 Jul 2014 | By Ian Quinn

Could local authorities pick up the baton from central government in the battle to get consumers eating healthier food?

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Sugar debate must recognise personal responsibility Subscription

11 Jul 2014 | By Kevin Hawkins

When the government announced a cull of quangos in 2010, one of the 192 bodies on its hit list was SACN…

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Sweet and sour manifesto

05 Jul 2014 | By Robert Lustig

The rhetoric over added sugars in our diet has reached fever pitch on both sides of the Atlantic…


Can Dave Lewis make a go of it as CEO of Tesco?

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Misleading sugar messages are not in public interest

12 Jul 2014

Sir: Action on Sugar member Robert Lustig seems to have failed to read SACN’s recent draft carbohydrate scientific review…


Health facts and science not hype must be front of mind

05 Jul 2014

Our health is one of, if not the, most vital and important aspect of our lives…

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Tesco's gold initiative

28 Jun 2014 | By Mark Young

The intense debate surrounding sugar and artificial ingredients remains at the very top of the national media’s agenda…

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