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WHO advisers suggest hard-hitting measures to end childhood obesity
Mandatory standards on food formulation to limit sugar, fat and salt in processed food and drinks are being recommended by scientific advisers on c...
Commission proposes aid for dairy farmers hit by Russian sanctions
The European Commission has said it will provide aid to some dairy producers to help them cope with Russian sanctions which have hit €2.3 billion o...
Sugar tax "most effective measure" to reduce adolescent obesity
A tax on sweetened beverages including sodas, energy drinks, sweet teas and sports drinks would reduce obesity in adolescents more than other polic...
Three more children's claims head for banned list
Three more children's health claims are heading for the EU's banned list - a draft law to prohibit them has been sent to member states. The Eur...
BASF steps into health claims arena
The chemical giant, BASF, has stepped into the health claims arena with an application that has been sent to EFSA for a claim about "reduction in b...
Nestle supports US proposed "added sugar" label
The Food and Drug Administration in the US this week starts reviewing nearly 500 public comments submitted over its proposed new labelling regulati...
EU traceability much better than US
European Union member states have much better traceability systems than the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, according to an analy...
McDonald's forced out of German education programme
McDonald's has been forced out of a consumer education initiative for schools in Germany after a public protest campaign organised by the pressure ...
French cheese producer had multiple hygiene problems, says FVO
Hygiene problems and a risk of cross-contamination at a French cheese producer are detailed in an inspection report published by the Food and Veter...
Chocolate makers see red over traffic light label
French chocolate makers are seeing red over plans by the French Health Minister, Marisol Touraine, to introduce traffic light labelling on food pro...
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More worldwide bans on sales of soft drinks
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