Norway to ban unhealthy food adverts aimed at kids
13 Jun 2023
Norway’s government is to ban the advertising of food and beverage products deemed to be unhealthy targeted at the under 18 age group, reports Just Food. The move was approved by...
New evidence on a potential correlation between the consumption of ultra-processed foods and early death
25 Jan 2022
The term ‘ultra-processed foods’ refers to products that have undergone a substantial amount of industrial processing and whose nutritional labels generally report a long list ...
Spain: Advertising contributes to rising childhood obesity, research shows
09 Mar 2021
A recent study conducted by the Open University of Catalonia found that advertising of food targeting children is an important factor leading to the increase of childhood obesity r...
Children’s nutrition specialists raise concerns regarding Nutri-Score
15 Dec 2020
Dutch consultancy Voedingsjungle, specialising in children’s nutrition, has criticised front-of-pack (FOP) nutrition labelling schemes with across-the-board algorithms such a...
UK proposes to ban all online advertisements of junk food
12 Nov 2020
The UK government has recently introduced a proposal to restrict all online advertisements of food products that are high in fat, sugar and salt (HFSS). This measure is a part of t...