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The implementation to restrict the promotion of foods high in fat, sugar and sodium could shrink more than just the waistlines of consumers. Pic: GettyImages/Chris Ryan

FDF Scotland hails government’s delay to restrict HFSS marketing

By Gill Hyslop

The promulgation of the Good Food Bill – first mooted under the Scottish government’s 2019/20 programme and rescheduled to necessitate the tabling of emergency COVID-19 legislation – has again been delayed, much to the relief of FDF Scotland, which believes...

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EFSA expands opportunities for vitamin D fortification

By Nikki Hancocks

Lallemand has successfully expanded the permitted categories of use for its vitamin D yeast in the EU after gaining favourable opinion from the EFSA for the use in 32 additional food categories.

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Will the UK’s junk food marketing clampdown combat childhood obesity?

By Katy Askew

The UK Government announced plans to limit the advertising of unhealthy foods last week. The food and advertising industries expressed ‘disappointment’ at ‘draconian’ measures, while health campaigners welcomed the news but voiced concern over possible...

Can reformulation answer the mounting public health crisis? IGD shares industry perspectives / Pic: Getty Images Liountmila Korelidou

What does the future hold for reformulation?

By Hannah Pearse, Head of Nutrition and Scientific Affairs at IGD

With the impending publication of part two of the National Food Strategy in the UK, IGD convened major retailers, manufacturers, food service companies and members of the National Food Strategy team to discuss reformulation, the challenges, and opportunities....

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