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The Sugar Reduction Summit: Science, Policy & Public Health

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9 July 2014

Event, The Royal Society, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG

Delegates will have the opportunity to evaluate the evidence around the debate
on fructose and discuss its impact on public health messaging. With the SACN
Report due out in June, the Summit will provide a timely opportunity to examine
the
progress made by The Responsibility Deal and consider the effectiveness of
voluntary pledges in achieving sugar reduction. Other key presentations will
include
the practical pathways to reducing or replacing sugar in foods, the role of
sweeteners, case studies of successful sugar reduction programmes and the
potential
impact of state-sanctioned controls such as taxation and legislation.

Whether or not you believe that excessive sugar could be “toxic”, there is broad
agreement among health professionals that benefits would be derived from
reducing sugar consumption – particularly in children and teenagers – and
practical
steps need to be taken to achieve this. The Sugar Reduction Summit is the only
event that will bring together policymakers, the food industry and public
health
professionals to discuss the critical issues around sugar and debate the
challenges and opportunities presented by sugar reduction.

The Sugar Reduction Summit will provide a timely opportunity for stakeholders to
debate the role of excessive sugar in nutrition and will include key debates,
giving the opportunity for conflicting perspectives to be examined and
evaluated.
It will be particularly relevant to:

  • Dietitians
  • Nutritionists and nutritional education industry
  • Public health professionals and practitioners
  • Public health policy influencers
  • Legislators and policy advisers
  • Health charities and health providers
  • Food manufacturers
  • Pharmaceutical industry
  • Retail industry
  • Scientists and academics working in nutrition and diet-related diseases
  • Local authority health education/schools

A full programme of the day is available at http://www.thesugarreductionsummit.co.uk/programme/

Location:
The Royal Society, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG
Price:

FDF members will receive a 15% discount by quoting FDFmember15 on registration

Public sector/NGO/charities: £300+ VAT before 12th June / £350+ VAT after 12th
June

Private business/industry: £500+ VAT before 12th June / £550+ VAT after 12th June

Booking:
Registration at https://srssummit.cwtickets.co.uk/
Tel: +44 (0) 118 901 4226 or +44 (0)208 241 2249
Email: [email protected]