In her parting report, the CMO has called for action against junk food, including a ban on eating and drinking on public transport, in a bid to tackle obesity.
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Findings suggest a consumer shift towards zero or lower sugar products, with sugar purchased from soft drinks decreasing in all socio-economic groups.
Researchers have analysed C. perfringens foodborne and non-foodborne outbreaks using whole genome sequencing.
Action on Salt has discovered that a range of sauces and marinades contain high levels of salt, some up to 10 times the salt concentration of sea water.
Healthy multipack snacks for children are available in a major supermarket and aim to inform children on how to lead a healthy lifestyle.
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.
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.