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UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Unveils Levy on Sugar-Sweetened Beverages
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 18 2016

The U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne has announced a new levy on soft drink companies to be assessed “on the volume of sugar-


UK Chief Medical Officers Publish Strict New Guidelines for Alcohol Consumption
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 15 2016

The U.K. Chief Medical Officers have advised consumers to drink less than 6 pints of beer per week under new guidelines for alcoholic beverage intake


Public Health England Releases Free “Sugar Smart” App
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 8 2016

With the launch of its Change4Life campaign, Public Health England (PHE) has issued a free barcode-scanning app that displays the sugar content of


ASA Dismisses Complaint Against Baileys Christmas Ad
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 8 2016

The U.K. Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has dismissed a complaint alleging that Diageo Great Britain Ltd.'s holiday commercials for


British Agency to Hold Workshop on Novel Foods and Processes
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 18 2015

The Food Standards Agency's independent Advisory Committee on Novel Foods and Processes (ACNFP) will host a February 4, 2016, workshop in London


The Lancet launches multidisciplinary Obesity Commission
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 30 2015

U.K. Medical journal The Lancet has announced establishment of a Commission on Obesity "to provide a multidisciplinary platform to contribute to


UK health agency urges sugar-reduction measures
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 23 2015

Public Health England (PHE) has issued an October 2015 evidence review urging the U.K. government to reduce sugar consumption. Building on the


U.K. regulator calls for research on “Internet of Things” and food safety
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 16 2015

The U.K. Food Standards Agency (FSA) has issued a call for research exploring how the Internet of Things (IoT) could affect food safety. Working with


ASA rules on distillery and bread advertisements
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 16 2015

The U.K. Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has released a trio of decisions upholding complaints against two distilleries and a bread company


ASA rules against “Drink Doctor” Internet ads
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 25 2015

The U.K. Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has upheld a complaint against Internet advertisements for Drink Doctor Ltd.'s alcohol delivery