Claims such as ‘no added sugar’ on foods containing sweeteners are commonplace and an important part of healthy branding - but are they technically illegal under EU law? We put the question to a food law expert.
Nestlé is “working tirelessly” to make sure its products are “the best they can be” and “will be doing more than ever” to help tackle public health challenges through reformulation efforts, the company’s UK and Ireland chief says.
The UK Government’s Science and Technology Committee is to launch an inquiry into the consumption of energy drinks in youngsters to assess its health effects and retail’s role in the drink’s availability.
Seventy per cent of millennials are set to be overweight or obese between the ages of 35-44, according to a UK charity, increasing their risk for weight-related conditions such as diabetes and cardiovascular complaints.
Children’s snacking choices – whether they prefer sweet, fatty or bitter flavours – could be genetically pre-programmed and understanding this could help people make healthier choices, new research suggests.