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    Councils sweet on teaspoon labels for sugar

    Local authorities want fizzy drinks to carry labels showing sugar content in teaspoons. The idea, also promoted by celebrity chef Jamie Oliver, would “spell out” how much sugar the drinks contained, the Local Government Association said. “On average, it takes… Read More

  • News review

    ANOTHER COUNTRY bans GM, Pressure on coffee companies, New soy tool, Calculating calories for menus, Fossil fuel divestment. Northern Ireland says no to GM Northern Ireland has become the latest country to ban GM crops. Stormont’s environment minister Mark Durkan… Read More

  • Fizzy drinks cut calories by 7%

    CALORIES ACROSS the soft drinks category are down by 7.3% over the last 3 years, according to the latest figures from Kantar Worldpanel.                           The data shows that calories… Read More

  • Minister’s viewpoint

    IN THE past year, barely a week has gone by without lively debate over the potential impact that salt, fat, and in particular sugar can have on our bodies.                       … Read More

  • Nestlé UK & Ireland on track to achieve 250 calories or less commitment

    NESTLÉ UK & Ireland has supported the Government’s Responsibility Deal since its launch in 2011 and is a signatory to all the relevant Food Pledges, including the calorie reduction pledge, which supports their commitment to enable customers to eat and… Read More