Tower Hamlets launched its SUGAR SMART campaign at the Big Half Marathon on 4 March, announcing action towards reducing sugar across the borough and helping people live healthier lives.
13/03/2018 Sugar Smart UK
First Steps Nutrition lead a campaign to get Danone Nutricia to withdraw an advert which appeared in health professional literature. The advert implies that vulnerable babies will ‘survive and thrive’ when given infant formula.
13/03/2018 Children's Food Campaign
Cornwall launched their SUGAR SMART campaign at the Workplace Health Awards event 26 February. Employers across public, private and third sectors were recognised for their great work improving staff health and wellbeing in the county.
12/03/2018 Sugar Smart UK
9 in 10 members of the Children's Food Campaign Parents' Jury members say they support Free School Meals for all school-age children living in households in poverty, as Parliament is set for crucial debate.
12/03/2018 Children's Food Campaign
Confectionary companies, including Mondelez, Ferrero and Mars Wrigley are reaching out to parents to get their feedback on new ways they can sell their products to help families ‘treat responsibly’. Sustain Deputy CEO, Ben Reynolds is not convinced by the motives.
02/03/2018 Children's Food Campaign
Sustain submitted the following submission for the House of Commons EFRA Committee Inquiry on how the sugar industry will be affected by Brexit and the options for an optimal trade policy surrounding sugar following-Brexit.
01/03/2018 Food and Farming Policy
Objections have been raised in both Houses of Parliament to the Government's plan to introduce a net earnings threshold of £7400 for eligibility for Free School Meals under Universal Credit, triggering renewed calls to extend provision to include all children in poverty.
01/03/2018 Food Poverty
A major report from Guy’s and St Thomas’ Charity argues that framing obesity as an issue of individual willpower overlooks the overwhelming evidence from behavioural science on how environments influence people’s decision-making.
27/02/2018 Children's Food Campaign
SUGAR SMART Calderdale launched on the 8 February in Halifax, hitting the ground running with 39 businesses, organisations and schools already pledging to take action on reducing sugar within their settings. Players from the Halifax Rugby League FC and students from local schools took on challenges such as giving up energy drinks and choosing no-sugar breakfasts.
21/02/2018 Sugar Smart UK
SUGAR SMART Cambridge launched with a sugar swap challenge competition and a big free fruit giveaway at the Cambridge United v Grimsby football match. Cambridge's fans cheered their team toward a victory and tweeted their sugar swap pledges.
21/02/2018 Sugar Smart UK
Bristol is set to get inspired about food as a new programme “Teaching a City to Cook” launches alongside a competition to find the city’s Young Cook of the Year. SUGAR SMART Bristol, local chefs and others team up to get the city's next generation cooking.
21/02/2018 Sugar Smart UK
North Lanarkshire Council is planning to provide free meals to low income families 365 days a year. This is part of efforts to tackle 'holiday hunger'. The council will pilot the initiative over the Easter holidays and could then extend into the summer holidays.
19/02/2018 Food Power
A French study has found a diet higher in ultra-processed foods may increase the risk of cancer by 12%.
15/02/2018 Real Bread Campaign
There are fewer community retailers running in 2016 than 2006. Two new pieces of research from NHS Health Scotland recommend working together to ensure that low income communities can still access affordable, quality food.
15/02/2018 Food Access Network
The latest Food Standards Agency shopper survey revealed that sugar content in food is the major concern among customers.
13/02/2018 Sugar Smart UK
A Chair and 12 board members are needed to lead London’s new Child Obesity Taskforce. Deadline for applications is Monday 26 February 2018.
08/02/2018 London Food Link
The Government has announced it will introduce an earnings threshold for eligibility for Free School Meals under Universal Credit, restricting eligibility to families with net earning below £7,400.
08/02/2018 Children's Food Campaign
Food made in factories with industrial ingredients and additives now make up half of the food bought by UK households. We buy more ultra-processed foods than any other European country.
04/02/2018 Better Food Britain
New research has shown that more than one in four takeaways is within 5 minutes walk of a school - an increase of 67% in the last eight years. Read on for Sustain's comment.
29/01/2018 Planning Food Cities
Action on Sugar is calling for a complete ban on confectionery price promotions, saying sharing bags may contain up to FOUR times the recommended maximum daily adult intake of sugar.
26/01/2018 Children's Food Campaign
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