Consultation outcome: Restricting promotions of food and drink that is high in fat, sugar and salt

This consultation asks what you think about: restricting volume-based price promotions of HFSS food and drink that encourage people to buy more than they need, for example buy one, get one free and free refills of sugary soft drinks restricting the placement of HFSS food and drink at main selling locations in stores, such as checkouts, aisle ends and store entrances This consultation also seeks your views on: which businesses, products and types of promotion should be included in the restrictions definitions for HFSS products, price promotions and locations in stores how businesses can put this into practice and whether they will face any difficultiesThe proposed plans were…

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Consultation outcome: Reducing bureaucracy in the health and social care system: call for evidence

The government hosted a public consultation from 30 July to 13 September on reducing bureaucracy in the health and social care system. This is the government response to that consultation.The document sets out the governments plan for reducing excess bureaucracy for health and care staff, with 8 priority areas for action. Source link

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Consultation outcome: Distributing vaccines and treatments for COVID-19 and flu

The UK government, with the Minister of Health in Northern Ireland, is seeking views on proposed changes to the Human Medicine Regulations 2012.The consultation covers:authorising temporary supply of an unlicensed product civil liability and immunity expanding the workforce eligible to administer vaccinations promoting vaccines making provisions for wholesale dealing of vaccines Source link

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Consultation outcome: Nutrition labelling, composition and standards (NLCS) legislation from 1 January 2021

In July 2020, DHSC launched a consultation exercise, inviting comments from the food and nutrition industry, representative groups, the public and others on the proposed approach to reflect the Northern Ireland Protocol in law, and ensure that the aspects of the law relating to nutrition continue to operate effectively after the end of the transition period.This document provides a summary of the responses received and the governments response. Source link

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