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Nestlé has today announced a low sugar version of their Cheerios breakfast cereal, which contains 1.4g of sugar per 100g, is high in fibre (8.5g/100g) and is made with 98% wholegrain oats. Corporate Affairs and Communications Manager, Andrew Pyne said: … – Nestlé announces a low sugar version of their breakfast cereal
We have updated our Out of Home Energy (Calorie) Labelling guidance to bring it in line with the new EU Food Information for Consumers Regulation (No. 1169/2011). The revised Guidance on Voluntary Energy (kcal/kJ) Labelling for Out Of Home Businesses … – Revised Out of Home Energy (Calorie) Labelling Guidance is now available
To read the full New Year’s messages from each of the Network Chairs, please click on the relevant link below. Henry Ashworth Professor Susan Jebb Dame Carol Black Fred Turok
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Public Health, Jane Ellison thanks partners signed up to the Responsibility Deal saying: “Last year we saw some real progress made under the Responsibility Deal, and I congratulate industry partners for playing their role … – Thank you message from Jane Ellison
A toolkit, developed by the Cities Institute at London Metropolitan University is available to support public health officers working to encourage healthier catering amongst fast food takeaways in low-income communities. The toolkit is based on research funded by the Economic … – New Toolkit to encourage healthier fast food in low-income areas
Responsibility Deal partners Asda have committed to reduce added sugar by 22% across a range of own-brand soft drinks. This equates to the removal of 3.25 billion calories and 814.2 tonnes of sugar from its products. ASDA company nutritionist Hayley … – ASDA to cut 3.25 billion calories from own-brand drinks by 2015
As part of the Public Health Responsibility Deal, the alcohol industry committed in March 2011 to: “To remove 1bn units of alcohol from the market by December 2015 principally through improving consumer choice of lower alcohol products.” New figures published … – Billion Unit Success!
HS2 signed up to the Construction and Civil Engineering Industries pledge and five other Responsibility Deal pledges as part of its ongoing commitment to supporting the health, safety and wellbeing of its employers. Through signing up to these pledges HS2 … – HS2 becomes the 100th organisation to sign the construction pledge
Amadeus have committed to the Responsibility Deal’s Calorie Reduction pledge. You can view more details on their two-year action plan here. Amadeus aim to increase the variety of menu choices offered to their customers which will reduce the calorie density … – Amadeus commit to offer customers healthier choices with fewer calories
Members of the Responsibility Deal Plenary Group met on 18 November. The meeting was chaired by Jane Ellison, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Public Health. The purpose of the meeting was to enable members to reflect on the successes … – Minister Jane Ellison chairs Plenary Group meeting on 18 November