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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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Coca-Cola and the Premier League team up in new sponsorship deal: #WhereEveryonePays

The Coca-Cola GB and English Premier League’s new campaign has now been activated across social media, involving a minute and a half advert featuring 250 “real” fans from across all 20 Premier League clubs, titled ‘#WhereEveryonePlays’. This article originally appeared

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#FizzFreeFebruary launches today across the country

Today marks the start of #FizzFreeFebruary, a campaign launched by Southwark Council in 2017 to help encourage the community to cut out sugary drinks for the whole month, and switch to plain milk and water. Fizzy drinks are the largest

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West Cheshire prepares to #GiveUpLovingPop this January

#GiveUpLovingPop arrives in Cheshire West and Chester this January, with pupils and staff across the borough encouraged to switch sugary drinks for water and milk. Children and young people are consuming more than three times as much sugar as the

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Kind to Teeth ‘Parent Champions’ training project funding granted!

We are pleased to announce that Food Active has been granted funding to develop a Parent Champions training programme, as part of our Kind to Teeth campaign launched in May 2018 to help promote healthier drink choices in the under-fives.

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Football coaches in Lancashire help children #GiveUpLovingPop

Results from the Give Up Loving Pop programme evaluation demonstrate effectiveness of community sports coaches delivering sugary drinks education to children. This summer, community coaches from three professional football clubs in North West England delivered a four-part sugary drinks education

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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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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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Coca-Cola scales back Christmas Truck Tour by over a third

Coca Cola have announced this year’s tour dates for the Coca Cola Christmas Truck Tour – a timely announcement indeed, coinciding with Food Active Conference in Manchester, discussing the importance tackling obesity in pre-school children. We have long opposed the

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Blackpool Fresher’s encouraged to #GiveUpLovingPop

Blackpool Council’s Public Health Team hosted a GULP stand at this year’s Freshers Welcome Event, to encourage new students to #GiveUpLovingPop. Blackpool and Fylde College approached the Council’s Public Health Team to ask if they wanted to promote some of

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