Sugar tax eyed as UK pledges to tackle obesity

In the spotlight: UK examining more radical levers to cut sugar intake

The UK government's policy on high sugar foods has once again been placed front and centre as new research argues…

UK: Government advisers call for sugar guidance to be halved

The UK government should cut its recommendation for sugar intake in half, advisers on the Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition…

UK: Industry pledges calorie cap on confectionery

Food companies operating in the UK have announced they will cap the level of calories in confectionery on the day…

Comment: Sugar reduction pledge, not tax, could interest regulators

The publication of a seven-point "plan" to tackle child obesity by UK-based campaign group Action on Sugar on Sunday (22…

UK: DoH rejects Labour calls for sugar regulation

The UK Department of Health has rejected the suggestion that cereal makers should face increased regulatory oversight of sugar content,…