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Caterers are committed to providing healthier food

Caterers are committed to providing healthier food

The Agency has been working in partnership with more than 45 major UK caterers to provide healthier choices for their customers when eating out.

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Survey reveals lack of salt source knowledgeWeb link

More than three quarters of people (77%) are not aware that bread and breakfast cereals are among the daily foods that contribute most salt to our diet, a new Food Standards Agency survey reveals.



Children's lifestyles are 'less healthy' if their mothers workWeb link

A study claims children of working mothers eat more junk food and watch more TV.



GPs struggle with obesityWeb link

Front-line NHS staff are unlikely to have an impact on tackling childhood obesity, say UK researchers.



The Healthy Start website has been updatedWeb link

The Healthy Start website has been updated with new information on the programme including information about the new vitamins voucher.



Little book of goodness offering big advice to parents on school foodWeb link

The Little Book of Goodness has been developed to help parents of reception year children make the difficult decision on what their little ones should eat at school.



Change4Life supporting corner stores to provide more fruit and veg will be rolled outWeb link

A Chang4Life programme supporting corner stores to provide more fresh fruit and
vegetables is to be rolled out across England.



Food For Life Catering MarkWeb link

When eating out, people want reassurance that their food, and their children's food, is fresh, honest and additive-free. The Food for Life catering mark is a Soil Association accreditation scheme to help leading caterers give their customers that reassurance.



MSC in Food Policy at City UniversityWeb link

Created and run by Europe's only specialist academic food policy team. If the impact of food policies on the supply chain, public health, the environment, social justice and public good are issues that matter to you, this course offers a unique opportunity to develop expertise in this area.



Free Cookbook for Primary Schools - Real Meals - Simple Cooking: Cold Food That Tastes GreatWeb link

A new recipe book aimed at all Year 6 pupils with recipes that encourage youngsters to cook meals from scratch during the summer holidays. Currently schools can order one free copy. To order more, call the publications orderline: 0845 6022260. Anyone else can order this publication for 7.99.



BHF Don't Target My Kids Campaign - How food companies target childrenWeb link

The British Heart Foundation believes that to turn the tide of childhood obesity, junk food advertising that targets kids must be stopped. We are demanding a complete ban on all forms of marketing of junk food to children.




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