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Obesity: Blame game holds no weight as collective efforts are favoured

Obesity cannot be solved by pointing fingers at consumers, industry or governments, but all parties must demonstrate accountability and responsibility in solving this public health crisis.

FoodNavigator's webinar on obesity bought consumer, industry and academic voices together to consider ways to tackle a global public health crisis. (© iStock.com)

How is Big Food harnessing start-up innovation?

Which food firms are top for scoping out innovative start-ups and harnessing the latest research projects? FoodNavigator takes a look at the different incubator, accelerator and partnering schemes used by industry heavyweights.

Europe divided

Russia to extend EU embargo until late 2017

Russia’s embargo of EU food products will be extended until the end of 2017 but the list of banned foods or countries affected will not change, according to a draft government decree.

Czech Republic moves to set nutrient profiles for food sold in schools

In the wake of the European Parliament's no vote last month, the Czech Republic has drawn up a draft decree to apply nutrient profiles on food sold and advertised in schools and ban foods that exceed maximum levels for sugar, salt and fat.

Call for EU action plan as firms shirk responsibility on soy

The EU needs a deforestation action plan after a World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) analysis of the bloc’s largest food companies showed many are using consumer ignorance to dodge their “massive responsibility” when sourcing soy.