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Nestlé Sugar coating the truth about sugar content in baby food and formula

New research shows that Food Giant Nestle is intentionally exposing young children from developing countries like South Africa to foods containing high levels of sugar. The researchers found that biscuit flavoured baby cereal South Africa contains 6 grams of sugar while the same product sold in Switzerland, where Nestlé is headquartered, is available with no added sugar.  Alarmingly …

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WEBINAR: My Health, My Right: The Importance of regulating the food environment to eliminate over and under nutrition

HEALA cordially invites you to our upcoming webinar scheduled for April 24 at 15.30 SAST. The webinar titled “My Health, My Right: The Importance of regulating the food environment to eliminate over and under nutrition” is aimed at highlighting the grim reality of the food environment in South Africa. Currently, the country is battling a double burden …

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OP-ED: Government must take steps to end hunger in SA

Last month we commemorated 25 years of the SA constitution – a document that was supposed to usher in a generation of South Africans living in dignity, equality and freedom. However, we see a dangerous dualism in SA: while eight million children go hungry every day and a quarter of all children are stunted, we …

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