Further scientific study is needed to identify maximum daily intake levels of cola-based soft drinks, according to a new report linking ‘chronic’ intake of the beverages to possible development of muscle problems resulting from hypokalaemia.
One environmental NGO says it is taking inspiration from nutrition labels as part of attempts to better inform global business and, eventually, the consumer about the environmental performance of food products.
In a NutraIngredients.com round table discussion, DSM’s Bas van Buijtenen expresses widespread industry concern with the EU nutrition and health claims process, while Cantox’s Nigel Baldwin tells us what we should expect from next month’s meeting with...
Increased calorie intake – rather than lack of exercise – is nearly exclusively responsible for the obesity epidemic in the US, according to a new study presented at the European Congress on Obesity on Friday.
As European beverage makers reassess advertising and the availability of higher sugar drinks to young children, the industry says it will not extend the focus to older demographics besides already providing a wider variety of products.
National governments are increasingly taking the lead from Scotland in looking to clamp down on the sales and marketing practices of alcoholic drinks makers, throwing further uncertainty over their livelihoods, according to one trade group.
The Portman Group, an industry-led responsibility body says the number of complaints made under its code of practice for alcohol packaging has reached a decade-long high amidst growing concerns over drink branding.
A battle of biblical proportions is being pitched in the UK between a leading independent brewer and a national social responsibility group that could impact industry policy on self regulation of drinks promotions.
Some smaller brewers appear unconcerned by a new UK drive to encourage consumer to complain about alcohol advertising that they deem to encourage irresponsible drinking, citing wider concerns over corporate responsibility.
Drinking age limits continue to dominate headlines in the UK as the Scottish Executive yesterday debated the potential merits of limiting sales to people over 21 at some retail outlets, amidst wider interest in the scheme.