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What is front-of-package labelling, and why does South Africa need it?

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The evidence is clear: Sugary beverages are harmful; SA’s Health Promotion Levy is helpful

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Budget Speech 2021: Treasury just cost South Africa billions here’s why

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Tell Minister Mboweni a 20% sugary drinks tax is long overdue! Sign the petition to increase the sugary drinks tax and help save lives.

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Media release: Call to the Minister of Finance to increase the sugary drinks tax to 20%

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Media Release: Doubling the sugary beverage levy could raise billions for Covid-19 fight

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Fact Sheet: Evidence to support increasing South Africa’s Health Promotion Levy (HPL) to 20% in 2021

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Embargoed For Release

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Calls for Finance Minister to increase health promotion levy (HPL) and include fruit juices

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New study exposes political practices of food and beverage industry in South Africa

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#LockdownSA: Looming food emergency due to structural inequalities

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#Helpafriendout: Community-led project centres nutrition needs

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#LockdownSA: Emotions influence eating habits

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#CoronavirusSA: Diabetes inaction will cost lives

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#CoronavirusSA: Diabetes inaction will cost lives

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#LockdownSA: Prioritise feeding hungry learners

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#LockdownSA: Increased child support grant is a ‘massive relief

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CoronavirusSA: Food parcel drive

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HEALA calls for 20% tax on sugary drinks

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Sparking a fresh fruit revival in the heart of Venda

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Hawkers booted out of local school

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Health minister supports the reduction of sugar in sweetened beverages

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Calls for South Africa’s sugary drinks tax to increase intensify

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Fighting stunting and obesity with food

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Hidden dangers in food marketed to children

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Monatea: The new no-sugar drink

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Sugar Tax: How corporates lied to National Treasury

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National Treasury’s Sugar Tax

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New HM Appointment

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What’s In My Food

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