Study shows poverty shortens life more than drinking

02 Feb 2017

A new study has said poverty poses a far greater risk to life expectancy than alcohol consumption.

Sector ‘well-placed to tackle acrylamide legislation’

24 Jan 2017

All businesses serving food will be warned about the dangers of starchy food that has been roasted, grilled or fried, and could face fines if they do not take steps to avoid them.

Public health bodies unite in call to ban alcohol advertising

12 Jan 2017

Public health experts have made a united call for a ban on alcohol advertising.

Sugar tax could cut rates of childhood obesity by 10%

16 Dec 2016

The planned sugar tax could cut obesity among young children by 10% and create “health by stealth”



MCA's commentators and opinion makers