Marketing of foods high in fat, sugar and/or salt to children in Europe

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has released an evaluation of the implementation of recommendation for the marketing of foods and non-alcoholic beverages to children within the European Region.


17/10/2018   by Joanna Gallagher  

Children exposed to up to nine junk food adverts in half an hour

A report released by the Obesity Health Alliance entitled "A ‘Watershed’ Moment. Why it’s prime time to protect children from junk food adverts" has found that children are exposed to as many as 9 adverts for high fat, sugar and salt (HFSS) foods in just a 30 minute period. 

28/11/2017   by Anne Parle  

Consumer acceptance of changes to restaurant menus

A study published in scientific journal Obesity found that small reductions in calories, fat, saturated fat and sodium of restaurant menu items were acceptable by consumers.

12/04/2017   by Anne Parle  

WHO guidelines for monitoring junk food marketing to children

The World Health Organization (WHO) has launched a new tool for monitoring the marketing of food and beverages to children via television and the internet.

11/04/2017   by Anne Parle  

Sugar and salt content of breakfast cereals

A recent study published in Public Health Nutrition has evaluated the salt and sugar contents of breakfast cereals in the United Kingdom (UK).


09/02/2017   by Anne Parle  

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