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CASH survey finds half of pizzas contain 6g of salt

19 Dec 2014 | By Ian Quinn

Some supermarket pizzas have overtaken their restaurant equivalents in the amount of salt they contain, according to a survey by health campaigners.

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Support grows for tax on sugary drinks

16 Dec 2014 | By Ian Quinn

Health advisers for Mayor of London Boris Johnson have swung their weight behind calls for a tax on sugary drinks, after new figures claimed the introduction could save London boroughs alone nearly £40m in costs to the NHS.


Suppliers 'failing to take lead on obesity', survey finds Subscription

12 Dec 2014 | By Ian Quinn

Food and drink companies are being sidelined in the debate over obesity, with a new study showing…

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WeightWatchers adds two new low-cal biscuit lines Subscription

08 Dec 2014 | By Lisa Riley

WeightWatchers has expanded its low-calorie biscuits portfolio with two new variants…

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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…


The big fat problem facing food & drink manufacturers

12 Dec 2014 | By David Racadio

the level of obesity in the UK over the past three decades has more than trebled…

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Obesity: Big Food should act to help solve crisis Subscription

29 Nov 2014 | By Kevin Hawkins

Occasionally you encounter a contribution to a contentious topic which makes you stop and think…


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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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