• Foodservice Footprint P4-5 Data failure reflects badly on foodservice Foodservice News and Information  PHE news-email

    Data failure reflects badly on foodservice

    Another week, another shot across the bows of foodservice for its response to the obesity crisis. This time it was Public Health England which stuck the knife into the sector for the paucity of the data provided to inform new… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint F43-Opinion A new recipe for fighting obesity Comment Health and Vitality  PHE news-email Jack Winkler

    A new recipe for fighting obesity

    In an age of austerity, reformulation rather than regulation is the policy of choice for tackling the crisis. By Professor Jack Winkler. MSPs on the health and sport committee in Holyrood wrote to the health minister, Aileen Campbell, last month… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint Scales Eat well and emissions will fall Foodservice News and Information Out of Home sector news  Public Health England PHE news-email Eatwell Guide Eating Better

    Eat well and emissions will fall

    New dietary guidelines suggest people should eat less dairy and red and processed meat, but more pulses and fruit and veg. The Eatwell Guide, which replaces the Eatwell Plate, reflects recent nutritional recommendations, including those on sugar, fibre and starchy… Read More

  • News review

    Kids’ meals league table Jamie’s Italian has come top of the class in the Soil Association’s latest assessment of the food available to children in 21 of the high street’s leading restaurant chains. The company scored 64 out of 80;… Read More

  • Cut sugar intake by half, says SACN report

    ACCORDING TO a new draft report by the Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN) the public need to halve their daily intake of sugar to help prevent the obesity crisis from getting worse.              … Read More

  • Public health at top of Soil Association agenda

    LEADING EXPERTS from education and the public health sector gathered last week at the annual Soil Association conference, under that banner ‘Good Food for All’.   The conference, which took place on from the 9th-10th October in London, focused on… Read More