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Be warned: obesity plans make for easy targets

By David Burrows

The UK's childhood obesity strategy has been criticised again – this time in an analysis published in the British Medical Journal. Will all this flak put other EU countries off the idea?

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Reformulation rethink in cutting calories gives taste of success

By Will Chu

As obesity levels continue to rocket in Europe, food industry efforts in reformulating popular foods to reduce fat, salt and sugar levels are making inroads but are unlikely to provide a complete solution. FoodNavigator talks to experts on some of the...

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Health craze boosts Gulf’s meat consumption

By RJ Whitehead

Bullish forecasts suggest that the GCC’s annual meat and poultry consumption will increase to 4.3m tonnes by 2019, with demand for healthy and halal products driving the segment’s growth.

DSM bolsters Gulf presence with Dubai HQ

DSM bolsters Gulf presence with Dubai HQ

By RJ Whitehead

Nutritional ingredients manufacturer DSM now has a representative presence in the Middle East with the opening of a regional office in Dubai. 

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