Digital marketing of unhealthy products to children

The World Health Organisation (WHO) have released a report that looks at the rapidly changing digital marketing ecosystem within which action to protect children's online experience must be taken.

20/03/2019   by Joanna Gallagher  

IBEC report indicates reduction in salt, sugar and saturated fat in food products sold in Ireland

A report released by IBEC indicates that food reformulation by 15 major food companies has resulted in reductions in salt, sugar, and saturated fat in food products sold in Ireland.

25/02/2019   by Deirdre Brennan  

Sugar intake in infants, children and adolescents – ESPGHAN guidance

A concise guide was produced by The European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (ESPGHAN) Committee on Nutrition.

03/12/2018   by Joanna Gallagher  

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Children, START, Sugar

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  

New strategies to halve childhood obesity by 2030

The UK government have announced the second part of their childhood obesity plan which aims to reduce childhood obesity by half by 2030. This follows on from the first part of the childhood obesity: a plan for action published in 2016.

02/07/2018   by Sinead Hurley  

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