Action on Sugar News Media Coverage

Thursday 9th January 2013 

National Newspapers

Daily Mail - Sugar is 'the new tobacco' Health chiefs tell food giants to slash levels by a third - front page 

Daily Express - Blitz on sugar by health crusaders - page 26 

The Independent - Sugar is the new tobacco, warns top doctor - page 6

The Daily Telegraph -  Sugar perilous as tobacco, say health experts - page 10 



BBC news - Campaigners vow to cut sugar in food

The Independent - 'Sugar is the new tobacco': Cuts to amounts hidden in food could halt obesity epidemic, claim doctors

The Telegraph -Sugar is as dangerous as alcohol and tobacco, warn health experts

The Guardian - Obesity experts campaign to cut sugar in food by up to 30%

Sky news - Experts Demand Drastic Cuts In Added Sugar

Itv news - Health experts call for clamp down on 'hidden sugars' in food

Express - 'Sugar is enemy number one for causing diabetes and obesity,' say experts

The Times - Sugar: the bitter truth

The Evening Standard - Lansley backs food sector on sugar

MSN News - Lansley backs food sector on sugar

Telegraph Belfast - Lansley backs food sector on sugar

British Heart Foundation - Let’s take action on sugar

Marketing Week -Health campaigners demand clampdown on sugar from brands

The Grocer - Action on Sugar campaign declares war on sugary products 

BBC News Magazine Monitor - Sugar: Five foods surprisingly high in sugar

The News - “Action on Sugar” Campaign Aims to Battle Obesity and Diabetes