Sugar limits for everyday foods such as biscuits, chocolate bars and cereals have been published by public health officials in a bid to make UK children more healthy.
This is according to BBC.COM which stated that Public Health England is challenging businesses to cut sugar by 20% by 2020, and by 5% this year.
BENSON Idahosa University, BIU, located in Benin City, the Edo State capital, has faulted the Federal Government’s clearance that Fanta and Sprite beverages were good for consumption.
Some traders have reportedly attributed the rising cost of dietary foods in Nigeria to the rising awareness among Nigerians about healthy lifestyles. The traders said most Nigerians were now aware of the importance of dietary foods to the body, hence the rising prices.
Stakeholders in the agro-allied industry have stressed the need for government to adopt a holistic approach on how to support the entire value chain in agriculture production.
The stakeholders who converged at the just concluded FirstBank Agric Expo seminar, held in Lagos recently, wants government to encourage industries to be involved in areas such as storage, researching, processing, and export of finished agricultural products.