ICBA Media Statements

Statement on World Cancer Research Fund policy brief: Curbing Global Sugar Consumption

May 18, 2015

Today the International Council of Beverages Associations released the following statement on the World Cancer Research Fund policy brief “Curbing Global Sugar Consumption: effective food policy actions to help promote healthy diets & tackle obesity”

“Our industry agrees that obesity and other chronic diseases remain a global health challenge. If we want to truly address these issues, it is critical that stakeholders encourage a message of balance and moderation in the consumption of all foods and beverages, and incorporating physical activity into day-to-day living. This is something that will have real and lasting impact.  Research has shown that policies such as discriminatory taxes and regulations will do little, if anything, to improve public health.

Please click on the below link to view the complete statement

FINALPressStatementWCRFSugarPolicyBrief

 

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