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Coca Cola partners urged to stop marketing Capri-Sun drink to kids

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Campaigners in France have demanded that Coca Cola European Partners stops marketing its Capri-Sun drink to children, as pressure grows on EU food and drink companies to ditch the use of cartoon characters on products “loaded with sugar, salt or fat”.

“Without such adaptations, consumers will not have access to the information they need to properly and safely use sport foods”, said the trade associations Specialised Nutrition Europe (SNE), EU Specialty Food Ingredients, the European Vegetable Protein Association (EUVEPRO) and Food Supplements Europe (FSE). ©iStock/

Industry calls for EU sport food clarification to shore up safety concerns

Estonia is the latest country to apply a sugar tax to its beverages, which currently includes dairy. Pic:©iStock/tanda_V/Anastasiia_M

Estonia sugar drink tax includes dairy and plant-based beverages

Ireland is targeting Mexico for increased agri-food exports. Pic: ©iStock/alexis84

Irish mission to Mexico looks to mitigate possible Brexit issues

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Sugar tax study: compelling evidence to carry out 'fascinating experiment in public health policy'

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Europol: False organic certification continues to be major problem for food industry

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No evidence of lower quality foods in Eastern Europe, says Commission

The US' withdrawal from the Paris Agreement this month re-emphasies the need for more resilient and sustainable agricultural practices and systems. ©iStock

US withdrawal a ‘benefit in disguise’ as sustainability efforts remain defiant

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Industry giants unite to eradicate forced labour in global supply chains

ICI and UTZ say declining cocoa prices may increase the risk of child labor.  Photo: UTZ

More child labor prevention needed as cocoa prices fall, warn UTZ and ICI

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