We know that foods high in fat, salt or sugar (HFSS) have been under closer scrutiny since the new restrictions on advertising came into effect last July. However, two major companies have recently been caught out.
The European Court of Justice is considering whether organic labels can be used on meat and poultry products from livestock killed under religious rules, such as halal and kosher, without pre-stunning, on the advice of one its advisors.
Cadbury owner Mondelēz has countered tax avoidance accusations, insisting it has complied with all UK tax legislation and stressing it has invested more than £200m in UK manufacturing and research and development (R&D).
Global nutrition firm Glanbia has expanded its weight management interests, with the $350m (£265m) acquisition of Kainos Capital’s SlimFast brand, which it plans to integrate into its Performance Nutrition division.