OUR NETWORK OF SUGAR SMART INITIATIVES
As Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak MP prepares the next Government Spending Review, Sustain has submitted five policy proposals to ensure all children have access to healthy food.
New research from Action on Sugar exposes the popular 'healthy' fruit snacks that are loaded with free sugars and misleading claims.
Sustain is looking for your support in calling for five policy commitments to protect children's health and increase access to nutritious food. Support our call and write to your MP.
Sustain, in collaboration with Food for Life and School Food Matters, are exploring the case for calling on the government to ring-fence Sugar Levy income to create a new fund to support healthy eating in schools.
Slashing childhood obesity levels to 1980s levels could save the NHS and society £425 BILLION over children's lifetimes, according to the IPPR report, supported by Cancer Research UK, British Heart Foundation and Diabetes UK.
Health secretary, Matt Hancock has confirmed that Public Health England (PHE) will be replaced by a new National Institute for Health Protection that will focus on pandemics. Concerns are raised over the future of PHE's public campaigns and product reformulation work.
Read Sustain's response to the Government’s new obesity strategy, which will include a 9pm watershed on junk food advertising and similar restrictions online, which food charity Sustain has been calling for through its Children’s Food Campaign for over a decade.
Food Active have re-launched their Local Authority Declaration on Healthy Weight (HWD) with a brand new logo, refreshed commitments and a suite of resources to support local action on obesity, through increased opportunities for healthy food and time spent being active in the places where we learn, work and play.
Action on Sugar and 47 leading health charities and research groups, including the Children's Food Campaign, are urging the Prime Minister Boris Johnson to implement all recommendations from existing Childhood Obesity Plans.