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Health groups call for serious action on prevention

Tobacco, alcohol and unhealthy food cause about one-third of the annual loss of healthy life-years, yet less than 0.5 percent of the health budget is spent on preventing this damage. What’s more, virtually none of the policies for alcohol and unhealthy foods...

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Analysis of food industry commitments and government response

Summary comments on industry report This assessment of the 51 food industry recommendations is based on a 2017 report and peer-reviewed publication on the progress by the top 25 food companies in New Zealand, including manufacturers, retailers and fast food outlets....

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