Scotland needs a “bold approach” to tackle obesity, according to an influential group of politicians. But food industry representatives said tough regulation could present “barriers to business” for the country’s manufacturers.
The UK National Crime Agency (NCA) has been working with the UK and Scottish governments to shut down trade in the lethal industrial chemical, 2,4-Dinitrophenol (DNP), which has been used as a weight loss aid in some products.
BASF on Friday invited the Scottish First Minister, Alex Salmond, to officially open its newly acquired and now expanded high concentration omega-3 facility on the Isle of Lewis in the Hebrides, west Scotland.
In the same month that the Scottish food agency launches a
nutrition strategy to combat poor health, a new study reveals that
21st century Britain is experiencing a serious north-south health
divide between social classes.
People in Scotland view healthy eating as boring and tasteless,
these are the findings or new research carried out by the Food
Standards Agency (FSA) Scotland which investigated why so many
Scots fail to improve their diet.