For the first time, retailers, media, advertisers, food & drink manufacturers, fitness and healthcare companies partner with Government in the quest to fight against obesity. The industry consortium,...

A new report has labelled food companies “irresponsible” in their marketing of food to children. The report, by consumer group ‘Which?’, has been slammed by the Food and Drink Federation...

British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has called for stronger partnerships between Government and the food services industry to help enable consumers to make healthier choices when eating out of the home. A...

With Australia now credited with the worst obesity epidemic in the world, a number of policy changes have been mooted. Health Minister Nicola Roxon said last week that the Federal Government considered...

The House of Representatives inquiry into obesity is underway with the Australian Food and Grocery Council highlighting the potential for manufacturers to leave Australian shores if new legislation is...

Parents are unhappy with the current food labeling system in Australia and are calling on the government to take action, according to The Parents Jury. Results from a national survey released by The Parents...

The campaign against junk food advertising to children is gaining momentum with consumer group CHOICE releasing research indicating most parents believe junk food advertising undermines their efforts to...

Advertising for ice cream, soft drinks, fast food and confectionery products outnumbers advertising of healthier food options by over two to one on children’s websites, according to research carried...

More than 50 consumer groups worldwide are uniting to seek a stricter code for marketing junk food to children. They are wanting to restrict internet and television advertising campaigns and trying to...