Junk food firms fail miserably to meet a sugar-reduction target set by the Government to cut child obesity

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Junk food firms fail miserably to meet a sugar-reduction target set by the Government to cut child obesity

Post by Didge on Tue May 22, 2018 6:50 pm

[*]Retailers and manufacturers were told to cut 5% sugar by August last year
[*]Retailers' own and manufacturer brands only cut sugar by 2% per 100g
[*]Aim is to cut 20% of sugar from a range of products by 2020 to combat obesity
[*]A third of children are overweight by the time they leave primary school


Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-5757595/Juice-milkshake-manufacturers-urged-slash-sugar-calories-popular-drinks.html#ixzz5GFokr7q9 
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