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New report from Food Active and Sustain: Taking down junk food ads – how local authorities are taking action on outdoor advertising

Our new joint report with Sustain, ‘Taking down junk food ads: How local areas are taking action on outdoor advertising’, uncovers the limited powers that local authorities have to restrict advertising of products high in fat, sugar and salt. Tackling junk

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Position Statement: Active Travel

Food Active has published a new position statement on Active Travel, to mark this year’s #WalkToWorkDay Our position statements aim to frame the issue, both at a national and North West perspective, provide a brief review of the evidence, initiatives

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Position Statements: Energy Drinks and Healthier Vending

Food Active has published two new position statements; Energy Drinks and Healthier Vending The position statements aim to frame the issue, both at a national and North West perspective, provide a brief review of the evidence, initiatives or regulations currently

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New report: Purchases of price promotions on less healthy food and drink in the North West

Our latest Food Active survey suggests purchases of food and drink on price promotion in the North West is dominated by crisps and chocolate, as the Government consults on restricting to promotions on less healthy food and drink by price

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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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Position Statement: Health Harms of High Street Giveaways

Food Active has prepared a new position statement to highlight the health harms associated with high street giveaways of foods high in fat, sugar and salt. The statement aims to frame the issue with these giveaway events, provide a brief review

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Position Statement: Food as a safeguarding issue

Food Active has published a new position statement: “Food as a safeguarding issue”. Food is at the very heart of all aspects of care. However, the importance and key role of nutrition and positive food practices in care are currently

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Position Statements: Healthy Weight from Preconception to Preschool

Today Food Active has published three new position statements, to mark the #FoodActive2018 Conference ‘Childhood Obesity: Let’s Start at the Very Beginning’ held today in Manchester. The conference is being held in response to the lack of recognition preconception, pregnancy

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Junk food marketing to children: A study of parents perceptions

New research from Food Active and the Children’s Food Campaign shows parents in the North West want Government action to restrict marketing of unhealthy food and drink to children 85% of parents in the North West agreed that junk food

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New Resource: Food Active Position Statements

Food Active has published three new position statements on three of our key priorities; Childhood obesity, junk food marketing and sugar sweetened beverages. The position statements aim to frame the issue, both at a national and North West perspective, provide

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