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The Sugar Reduction Summit: Sugar, Sweetness and Obesity

The Sugar Reduction Summit takes place at The Royal Society of Medicine on Monday 7th December.

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EVENT: Obesity in the North West: Current challenges and future opportunities

This half-day meeting of the Association for the Study of Obesity (North West Regional Group) and Food Active takes place from 9.30am-12.30pm on Friday 4th December at The Liner Hotel in Liverpool.

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Blackpool Council challenges young people to stop drinking sugary drinks

Blackpool Council has echoed calls to introduce a ‘sugar tax’ as part of the war on childhood obesity. Town hall bosses have backed celebrity chef and healthy eating campaigner Jamie Oliver, who has called on David Cameron to be ‘bold

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Major new report confirms the need for a ‘sugar tax’

Yesterday saw the unexpected release of Public Health England’s report ‘Sugar Reduction: the Evidence for Action’. The report sets out a range of tough policies that need to be taken reduce the consumption of sugary foods and drinks that are

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That Sugar Film

Food Active is proud to present a special, invitation only, film screening of That Sugar Film for pupils from Merseyside Secondary Schools at 11am on Thursday 22nd October at the Odeon, Liverpool One.

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Give Up Loving Pop welcomes new report that recommends halving sugar intake

Give Up Loving Pop (a campaign from the Food Active team) welcomes a new report released today which recommends that we should all drastically reduce our sugar intake; so that sugar makes up only 5% of an individual’s total daily energy intake.

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A taxing issue: A duty on sugary drinks will protect England’s health finds new research

New research published today finds that the introduction of a 20% duty on sugary drinks would have a major impact on the health of England’s population.

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Is now the time to tax unhealthy food and drinks?

The UK Government must face the “mounting evidence” in support of taxes on unhealthy food and drinks, according to the authors of a new report.

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New campaign takes the fight to sugary drinks companies

A new campaign launched today takes the manufacturers of sugary drinks to task as Government data reveals the extent of overweight and obesity among children and young people.

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Coca Cola London Eye ‘Welcome Party’

Our colleagues at the Children’s Food Campaign have marked the recent start of Coca Cola’s sponsorship of the London Eye with a ‘welcoming party’, handing out over 500 toothbrushes to some of the first visitors to the re-branded tourist attraction.

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