The UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) has published its final Year 4 report on campylobacter spp. in UK-produced whole fresh chicken, finding a stark contrast between levels of retailer.
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Children have already exceeded the maximum recommended sugar intake for an 18-year old by the time they reach their tenth birthday, according to Public Health England (PHE), with figures based on their total sugar consumption from the age of two.
A recent report has shown how the vast majority of the public support the government in tackling the high content of sugar and calories in foods...
The statistic was published by Public Health England and used to highlight its Change4Life campaign which promotes healthy choices for children.
This is the first assessment of the targets which were introduced in 2016 to help curb the UK's obesity crisis.
Shrinking portions, altering recipes and guiding the consumer's hand towards lower calorie products are all methods through which Public Health England has suggested manufacturers and retailers might meet the target it has set to slash calories. Health campaigners and an industry federation have welcomed the move, but one critic from…
The level of salt in UK sausages is roughly the same as it was in 2011 – falling foul of salt reduction targets.
As the deadline looms, Consensus Action on Salt and Health has encouraged Public Health England to 'get tough' on food manufacturers who fail to meet the 2017 Salt Reduction targets.
30 March 2017 | By New Food
Reduction programme could see 200,000 tonnes of sugar removed from the UK market per year by 2020.
19 July 2016 | By Victoria White, Digital Content Producer
PHE has confirmed 151 cases of this strain of E. coli. Two of the individuals with E. coli O157 have died and sixty-two people have received hospital care...
23 May 2016 | By Victoria White, Digital Content Producer
NOF are calling for a complete overhaul of dietary advice and public health messaging, saying current low-fat diet advice is based on 'flawed science'...
6 April 2016 | By Victoria White
PHE's National Diet and Nutrition Survey shows that adults have cut their average salt consumption by 0.9 grams per day in the decade from 2005 to 2014...