Childhood Obesity Strategy

Manufacturers and retailers disagree about targets for reformulating food

Pressure mounts for mandatory fat, salt and sugar targets

By Rick Pendrous

Government is coming under increasing pressure to set targets for the fat, salt and sugar content of food and drink in advance of the publication of its childhood obesity strategy, which is expected later this summer.

The government has 'parked' the Public Health Responsibility Deal claims the FDF boss Ian Wright

Health responsibility deal is ‘parked’

By Michael Stones

The Public Health Responsibility Deal (PHRD) has been “parked” by the government, according to Food and Drink Federation director general Ian Wright, who has urged government to revitalise its efforts to tackle Britain’s obesity crisis.

My wish-list for 2016

My wish-list for 2016

By Judy Buttriss

Top of my list is that balance will be restored to discussions about healthy eating and, ever the optimist, I am pinning my hopes on the relaunch of the government's Eatwell plate healthy eating guide, scheduled for the new year.


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