A new survey by Action on Salt has found that one in four savoury picnic foods are dangerously high in salt.
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A seminar to discuss the priorities for meeting high fat, sugar and salt (HFSS) reduction targets in the UK will take place in October.
British Salt has unveiled a number of projects in its 50th anniversary year, including a £7.2 million investment in a new, best-in-class energy efficient boiler plant.
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 complaints against the companies were submitted by campaign groups arguing they were publishing ads directed at children for products that were high in fat, salt or sugar.
Oxford researchers have found that 'interventions' in grocery stores – such as manipulating price or availability or suggesting swaps – have an impact on purchasing and could play a role in public health strategies to improve people’s diets.
Action on Salt has called for mandatory colour-coded nutrition labelling in restaurants and fast food outlets, after a survey revealed the lack of nutrition information on menus and at the point of sale.
Mathematical models from the National Food Institute in Denmark have been used to develop the recipes for a new range of fish products that contain less salt and more taste.
New research suggests graphic warnings on junk food packaging would prove an effective deterrent to consumers when deciding what to eat – and it appears the more graphic and negative the message the better.
Whilst the report did refer to the industry's work to slash salt, it did not address the latest targets, an oversight which has not gone unnoticed.
The European Commission has taken the first step towards a report on front-of-pack nutritional labelling that may ultimately see a more unified approach taken across the whole of Europe.
Researchers have called for microbial safety standards for the currently unregulated mould spores to prevent food spoilage.
A team researchers have concluded that a policy floated by America's Food & Drug Administration (FDA) to introduce a voluntary sodium reduction scheme could prevent nearly half a million cases of cardiovascular disease (CVD).