FDF responses on Diet and Health

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) responds to a wide range of Government consultations on issues of interest to the UK food and drink manufacturing industry.

FDF develops responses which present information on the food and drink manufacturing sector and which outline pertinent issues confronting the sector and it's key stakeholders.

We have responded to consultations on the following diet and health issues:

August 2019

  • FDF response to Government buying standards for food and catering services

June 2019

  • FDF response to DHSC / DCMS consultation on further restrictions on advertising 'HFSS' food and drink to children

May 2019

  • FDF response to Tom Watson consultation on halting the rise in type 2 diabetes

April 2019

  • FDF response to draft obesity strategy for Wales
  • FDF response to DHSC consultation on restricting promotions

February 2019

  • FDF Scotland response to Food Standards Scotland consultation on an out of home strategy

January 2019

  • FDF response to PHE on calorie reduction proposals
  • FDF Scotland response to Scottish Government Price Promotions Consultation - Reducing Health Harms of Food High in Fat Sugar or Salt

August 2018

  • Final FDF Scotland Response: Scottish Government Consultation on Nutritional Requirements for Food and Drink in Schools
  • FDF Response to Welsh Government Consultation on Food and Nutrition Guidance for Childcare Settings

July 2018

  • FDF response to CAP call for evidence on non-broadcast advertising restrictions

June 2018

  • FDF response to PHE on nutrient profiling model

May 2018

  • FDF response to BCAP Review of Evidence on TV Advertising of HFSS Products

April 2018

  • FDF response to House of Commons Health & Social Care Committee, Childhood obesity inquiry

January 2018

  • FDF Scotland response to Scottish Government Diet and Obesity Strategy

December 2017

  • FDF response to PHE's sugars reduction monitoring report
  • FDF Response to Technical Consultation on Draft Legislation: Soft Drinks Industry Levy
  • FDF response to: PHE sugars reduction programme, juice-based and milk-based drinks

November 2017

  • FDF response to NHS England on potential ban on sale of sugar sweetened beverages

June 2017

  • FDF response to PHE following publication of Sugar reduction: Achieving the 20%.

January 2017

  • NHS England consultation on restricting / banning sugar sweetened beverage
  • PHE sugar reduction programme
  • House of Commons Obesity Inquiry

October 2016

  • NHS standard contract 2017/2018 consultation

July 2016

  • CAP Consultation on Advertising to Children

June 2016

  • Scottish Government Consultation on Proposed Options to Improve and Assure the Nutritional Standards of Food in NHS Scotland Hospitals

November 2015

  • Defra Consultation on Balanced Scorecard for Public Food Procurement

September 2015

  • SACN Draft Report on Vitamin D and Health

December 2014

  • FDF Submission to Health Select Committee: The impact of physical activity and diet on health

November 2014

  • DfE Consultation on a New Cooking and Nutrition GCSE

October 2014

  • NICE Consultation on 'Maintaining a Healthy Weight

September 2014

  • NICE consultation on Dementia, Disability and Frailty
  • SACN draft report on carbohydrates and health

August 2014

  • SACN Carbohydrate and Health

April 2014

  • Consultation on the draft Healthy Eating in Schools (Nutritional Standards and Requirements) (Wales) Regulations

February 2014

  • DH Proposed Salt Targets and Accompanying Pledge

December 2013

  • DH Review of Remaining Responsibility Deal Salt Reduction Targets

October 2013

  • Scottish Government on Supporting Healthy Choices Framework
  • DH review of Responsibility Deal salt reduction targets

July 2013

  • Department of Health on Responsible Marketing

June 2013

  • Welsh Government white paper 24/06
  • Government's Review of the Balance of EU Competences
  • Healthier Scotland: A Consultation on Creating a New Food Body

Last reviewed: 12 Aug 2019