Introducing a minimum unit price (MUP) of $1.30 per standard drink across Australia could dramatically reduce alcohol consumption, claim researchers who argue that the affordability of booze has remained unchanged in 30 years.
An Oxford University study has found the total amount of sugar sold in soft drinks in the UK dropped by 29% between 2015-2018. “Sustained pressure on business, including fiscal measures, has led to a striking reduction,” say the researchers.
An advert for a BrewDog alcohol-free beer - containing the tagline 'Sober as a motherfu' - has been banned by the UK’s advertising watchdog: with the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) saying it was likely to cause 'serious and widespread'...
The Food Standards Australia New Zealand’s (FSANZ) recent banning of products with pure and high caffeine concentrations will not affect non-alcoholic beverages such as soft drinks and energy drinks, but more stringent import rules may become applicable.
This January, the Korean new year might not only have lost the skimpy calendars manufacturers have become famous for, it might even see the end of alcohol advertising that is traditionally crammed with K-pop starlets.
With trendy plant-based alternatives such as soy milk or almond milk, consumers often find a health halo around indulgent coffee shop drinks. But festive favourites such as hot chocolate and sweetly-spiced lattes contain ‘huge’ amounts of sugar, says...
The US Food and Drug Administration has stated that it cannot conclude that CBD (cannabidiol) is generally recognized as safe (GRAS) for its use in human food, based on a “lack of scientific information supporting the safety of CBD in food”.