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Many food brands not meeting sugar reduction targets

New research from Nuffield Department of Population Health finds less that half of the leading food brands have significantly reduced sugar targets.

Industrial lobbying techniques found to have been used by the media against London's junk food ad ban

New research has revealed that the press used techniques straight out of the industry’s playbook to fight against the Mayor of London’s flagship policy to restrict unhealthy food advertising.

Kellogg's healthy commitments are not enough

Children's Food Campaign responds to Kellogg's announcement that it is reducing the levels of sugar and salt in breakfast cereals.

Dental surgeons call for ‘sugar free’ schools and nutritional guidelines for packed lunches

Leading dental surgeons across England are calling for schools to go 'sugar free' and to implement healthy packed lunch policies in light of rising obesity and poor oral health in children.

Join National Smile Month

Running between 17 May and 17 June, National Smile Month is a campaign from Sustain member the Oral Health Foundation promoting the importance of good oral health and the value of a healthy smile.

Children and health organisations urge Prime Minister to restrict online junk food adverts

Sustain and the Children's Food Campaign have joined 97 UK health and children’s organisations, academic experts and individual campaigners in a letter to Prime Minister Boris Johnson to encourage him to move ahead with landmark plans to remove junk food adverts from online platforms and social media.

Campaigners celebrate sugar reduction success for soft drinks industry levy

Children's Food Campaign responds to new research which reveals that, one year after implementation, the Soft Drinks Industry Levy had successfully reduced the amounts of sugar contained in soft drinks being bought by households each week. 

Bristol becomes first city outside London to restrict junk food advertising

Bristol City Council announces new policy to prioritise public health by taking junk food out of the spotlight and setting the stage for healthier food. The restrictions come two years after the Mayor of London's policy across the Transport for London network.

Asda ditches child friendly characters from more own brand products

According to press reports, the supermarket will remove cartoon characters from 27 own label products across confectionery, ice cream and flavoured milk, following similar moves on its cereals. Read Sustain’s response

Go Fizz Free for your health and for the planet

We know that fizzy drinks are bad for our health, but they harm the environment too. This February we're encouraging people, as well as venues and local policymakers, to reconsider their reliance on fizzy drinks. Take part in Fizz Free February for a healthier future.

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