Sainsbury’s cuts abv in Prosecco as part of 20x20 plan

15 Oct 2014 | By Daniel Woolfson

Sainsbury’s has reduced the average alcohol content (abv) of its Taste the Difference Prosecco Conegliano.

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Make Responsibility Deal law, says new obesity report

13 Oct 2014 | By Ian Quinn

The UK needs a permanent taskforce to tackle the obesity crisis – and the government’s voluntary Responsibility Deal should be turned into law, a new report has said.


Most free-from buyers are free from allergies or intolerances Subscription

11 Oct 2014 | By Andrew Stone

More than half of free-from buyers do not have any food allergies or intolerances…


E-cigs can be shown on TV under new advertising code

09 Oct 2014 | By Jon Yeomans

E-cigarette suppliers will be able to show their products on television for the first time under a new code of practice.

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We need new cultural advice on food, says Tim Lang Subscription

23 Oct 2014 | By Tim Lang

Next month, the UN hosts the second International Conference on Nutrition in Rome…

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Should the Responsibility Deal become law? Subscription

16 Oct 2014 | Updated: 17 Oct 2014 | By Ian Quinn

A report this week by think tank 2020health called for a radical new approach to tackle obesity.

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Coke Life and the new 'third way' for sweetness

26 Sep 2014 | By Charles Rolls

So finally they get it. Coca-Cola, Lucozade and a host of others are launching half-sugar versions of their classic drinks…

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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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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…

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