Promoting Healthy Weight: National Policy to Local Action

Food Active, in collaboration with Cheshire and Merseyside Public Health Collaborative (Champs) and the Association of Directors of Public Health (ADPH) would like to invite you to our forthcoming event addressing the Healthy Weight Debate. When: Wednesday 23rd March 2016

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Retailers contributing to obesity crisis

Banning fast food shops near schools “will not be enough” to tackle childhood obesity, according to academics at the University of Hertfordshire; retailers also have a major role to play in encouraging young people to make healthier food choices. Over

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Get ‘Sugar Smart’ this January!

A new campaign has been launched encouraging parents to get ‘Sugar Smart’ and take control of their children’s sugar intake.

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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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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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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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Burger King faces backlash from Liverpool health campaigners over home delivery service

Burger King has been told it’s “not welcome” to set up a home delivery service in Liverpool by health campaigners. The fast food giant now delivers its menu to homes around eight regions in the UK as part of a trial.

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Food Active backs efforts to reduce sugar consumption in Liverpool

Food Active is pleased to announce its support for Cllr Tim Beaumont’s proposals to Liverpool City Council to reduce sugar consumption across Liverpool.

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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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