Scotland would be an 'ideal' place to implement a tax on sugar first

Sugar tax pushed by Scotland doctors

By Nicholas Robinson

A call for a tax on sugary food and drinks from the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh today will hike the pressure on industry to help tackle the UK’s obesity epidemic by making products healthier.

Salmonella Enteriditis is most commonly associated with poultry or eggs

Major salmonella investigation underway

By Rod Addy

A major food poisoning probe is underway to find the link between clusters of salmonella outbreaks across England and possibly Europe since May.

The Responsibility Deal is working, Hunt told PHRD partners in a letter today

Public Health Responsibility Deal DOES work: health secretary

By Mike Stones

The Public Health Responsibility Deal (PHRD) − which seeks to enlist food manufacturers and others in improving the national diet − is working well on a voluntary basis, health secretary Jeremy Hunt told PHRD partners in a letter today.


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