Food brand mascots advertised to children can spark long-term brand loyalty and biases – a strategy that could be used to benefit public health but one that could also fuel public concern, warn researchers.
Philibert Savours CEO said a new organic variety in the firm’s Campasine bread mix line may offer value-added possibilities and be closer to his own ethos, but the firm must provide something for everyone’s budget.
British Sugar has welcomed the WHO’s continued recommendation that added sugars should account for less than 10% of total calories – although it has said it is concerned about advice to reduce this to 5%.
Recommendations to replace saturated fat with carbohydrates or polyunsaturated fat are “severely challenged” and should be revised, claims an editorial published in Open Heart, a new journal from the BMJ Group.
The Committee of European Sugar Users (CIUS) has called on EU member states and the Commission to take adequate measures to avoid sugar shortages and guarantee a sufficient stock level at the end of this business year.
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