Regulation & Safety

When nudge comes to shove: What are the best tactics for sugar reformulation?

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Every EU country is battling with obesity, but is 2017 set to be the year that many more governments move from the comfort zone of industry-led “nudge” tactics to blunt policy tools that push manufacturers to reformulate?

A study estimated has estimated the potential ramifications caused by overconsumption of sugary beverages in Canada. ©iStock/piotr_malczyk

Canadians will have a steep price to pay if sugary drink consumption continues to rise, study finds

The current lack of a coordinated national approach is not acceptable, said Tally. ©iStock

Australia ‘needs national obesity plan and soft drinks tax should fund it’: Health summit chief

An explosion at a PCA paper mill in DeRidder, Louisiana, has left three dead and six injured. Pic: ©iStock/PeterHermesFurian/ihba

Three dead in Packaging Corporation of America paper mill explosion

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ENVI politicians back stricter rules on marketing junk food to children

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Infuser and partners to scale-up disinfection technology

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'Bold' obesity plan in Scotland would see manufacturers suffer, says industry

The average cup of coffee or tea can contain between 40 - 150 mg caffeine. Over-the-counter supplements that are used to combat fatigue typically contain 100–200 mg caffeine per tablet. ©iStock/Tracey Hebden

Students given ‘300 coffees’ worth of caffeine in experimental error

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Drinks industry calls for duty cuts as Brexit looms

A new coalition has been formed to help businesses access trillions of dollars available through sustainable practices ©iStock

Fresh thinking: Industry leaders form coalition to unlock trillions through sustainable practices

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