Imposing taxes on high fat and sugar foods will improve children's diets, the British Psychological Society (BPS) said this week, highlighting the need for government intervention in food reformulation and education.
Sugar industry body CEDUS Le Sucre has attacked what it described as “unacceptable” and “damaging” moves from the French government to “scapegoat” the sugar industry as legislators put in place moves to amend the country’s sugar tax.
The mechanism of action that show cancer cells’ use of sugars to ‘awaken’ cancer cells and promote aggressive cancer growth provides further insights into creating tailor-made diets for cancer patients.
A levy on sugar-sweetened drinks in Jamie’s Italian restaurants in the UK is likely to have contributed to a ‘significant decline in SSB sales’, according to a study published in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health.
Germany company VERŪ has developed a patent protected “shock-freezing” production process that, it claims, enables it to produce ice creams that deliver “more taste” with fewer calories and no additives.
Food manufacturers are welcoming the end of the EU’s “market-distorting” sugar beet and isoglucose quotas that have capped production for nearly 50 years. But sugar cane processors are angry that cane tariffs remain while public health may pay the ultimate...