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Food Active responds to the Chief Medical Officer’s Annual Report

Today Dame Sally Davies, Chief Medical Officer, published her annual report for 2018 recommending a series of measures to help support people make healthier choices. We are pleased to see a number of recommendations made today in the Chief Medical

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Food Active Bulletin: Christmas Special

In this special Christmas edition of the Food Active newsletter, we take a moment to reflect on the highlights from what has been another very busy and successful year for the organisation. As well as the latest news, resources and

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Event: An integrated approach on tackling Childhood Obesity at municipal level

Food Active has argued for some time that local authorities should take a systems approach to addressing obesity in their communities. It requires municipal leadership for this approach to be successful. We are therefore pleased to hear about the work

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Food Active responds to Science and Technology Committee Energy Drinks report

Last week, in a report produced by the Science and Technology Committee, the Government was advised that there is not enough quantitative evidence to support a statutory ban on the sale of energy drinks to children. The report comes just

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Fuse blog: Steering the Coca-Cola Christmas trucks off course in 2018…

Our guest blog for Fuse (the Centre for Translational Research in Public Health) is live, discussing some of the important changes to Coca-Cola’s flagship Christmas marketing campaign – the Christmas Truck tour. The blog follows up our blog from last

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Five things to know about why we need calorie labelling in takeaways, fast food outlets and cafes.

Today Food Active has submitted a response in support of the Government’s consultation on mandating calorie labelling in the out of home sector, including takeaways, fast food outlets, cafés and restaurants. In September, the Government opened a 12-week consultation on

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Food Active Bulletin: November

Keep up to date with the latest from Food Active with our monthly bulletins. It’s been a very busy month for Food Active – this month’s bulletin is jam-packed with the latest news, resources and events. Some of this month’s

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#FoodActive2018 Conference Hub

The Food Active Conference Hub is now live, where you can access all of the important presentations, details and outcomes of the workshop sessions and evaluation from delegates.

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Guest Blog: As cheap as chips – the extent of junk food promotions aimed at University students

Danielle Jones is a final year BSc (Hons) Nutrition and Health student at Edge Hill University.  Her main interests are marketing and its influence on food choice and obesity amongst the early years. She is currently on a placement with

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Five things to know about why we need a ban on energy drinks to children

Yesterday we submitted our response to the Department of Health And Social Care’s consultation to end the sale of energy drinks to children in England. The consultation was launched back in August, and after 12 long weeks of collecting views

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