To mark Whole Grain Day (19 November), Cereal Partners Worldwide (CPW) has again called on governments and policymakers to recognise the contribution of whole grains and help their nation make it a priority inclusion in their diets.
Children continue to be targeted by HFSS advertising campaigns on social media, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO), which is calling on Member States to implement measures that restrict underage ad impressions.
Over half of food websites contain advertising specifically targeted to minors, a study has found, as health experts repeat calls for a ban on marketing practices that target children, both online and on television.
Farmers and food producers need to stay up-to-date on current legislation after UK government restrictions to tackle an outbreak of bird flu were extended to protect the food chain, says AmiVet Exports.
FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva has called on countries to put nutrition high on their national and international agendas, and to take a lead role in the upcoming Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2).
First Lady Michelle Obama has called it “liquid sugar” and the World Health Organization warns that much of our sugar intake is “hidden” in processed food and beverages such as soda (a 12-ounce can contains 10 teaspoons). As public health officials continue...
The director-general of the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said the food and drink industry’s involvement in public health policy is ‘dangerous’ and has urged governments to put public health before business, at a global health promotion conference...
Regulating to mitigate lifestyle risks – including overconsumption of unhealthy food – can produce good results over a relatively short period of time at a reasonable cost, according to World Health Organization programme manager Joao Breda.
The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition will help create
cost-effective food fortification programmes in developing nations,
but its membership has already come under fire from one consumer
On August 13, Danish researchers are to reveal a new threat to the
health of European consumers with evidence of dangerously high
levels of carcinogenic substances in packaged foods ranging from
cheese to chocolate to pasta sauce.