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Banishing sugary cereals to top shelf shown to have little impact on consumer behaviour

2020-07-01T12:03:00+01:00By

The move led to a switch to healthier, higher-fibre cereals put in their place of less than 1%

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Mondelez battles childhood obesity with Chomp and Fudge calorie reductions

2020-06-26T11:00:00+01:00By

The move forms part of its commitment to introduce a 100kcals cap on all of its products that are commonly bought for children

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Scottish government puts HFSS food promotions clampdown on hold

2020-06-12T13:42:00+01:00By

Scotland’s u-turn comes amid great speculation over the Westminster government’s plans for obesity

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Medical journal links food industry to ‘devastating’ coronavirus death toll

2020-06-11T09:45:00+01:00By

Campaign groups have stepped up their calls for a new war on obesity in the past few weeks

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Campaign groups renew calls for clampdown on marketing of unhealthy food and drink

2020-06-03T11:54:00+01:00By

PHE’s report sparked fresh anger over the government’s decision to suspend its obesity plans

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Campaigners urge unhealthy food tax as part of new obesity measures

2020-05-29T10:20:00+01:00By

Government plans including new targets on salt and calories have been put on hold during the crisis

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Nestlé and Danone back campaign for mandatory EU Nutri-score labelling

2020-04-28T10:57:00+01:00By

The system itself uses an algorithm giving negative or positive points for each element in the nutrition table per 100g or ml

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‘Grave concern’ at supermarkets’ takeover of free school meals

2020-04-24T10:53:00+01:00By

Retailers, campaigners and MPs have expressed “grave concern” that the supermarkets’ takeover of free school meals is leaving many of the UK’s most vulnerable children underfed.

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Public nutrition during Covid-19 must not be left to industry, experts claim

2020-04-02T14:40:00+01:00By

A food advisory board for public nutrition should be established, claims Tim Lang of City University

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Mission Ventures seeks challenger brands to fight childhood obesity

2020-03-27T10:12:00+00:00By ,

has called for businesses to apply from 30 March for a cut of a £1.5m ’Good Food Fund’

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Coronavirus: Red Tractor suspends on-site inspections

2020-03-23T14:09:00+00:00By

A remote assessment will instead be required in order to maintain certification, although it is unconfirmed what this will consist of