Health

More than 1.6 million schoolchildren started secondary school overweight

More than 1.6 million schoolchildren started secondary school overweight

Charity leaders have called on the government to improve its progress with new measures set out in a Child Obesity plan set out this year. "We are engaging with the food and drink industry on action to offer healthier choices, rebalance promotions, and reformulate products, with a focus on reducing calories, salt, fats and added sugar".


Mars Petcare recalling variety of CESAR dog food due to plastic

Mars Petcare recalling variety of CESAR dog food due to plastic

The recall extends to products with "best before" dates of August 4, 2018 and August 5, 2018, the company announced . The dog food was sold individually and in multi-flavor variety packs. The lot codes indicated below should not be sold or consumed. A Best Before date 080418 (Aug. 4, 2018) and 080518 (Aug. 5, 2018). Look for lot codes printed on the side of the container that begin with 631FKKC and 631GKKC.



Olympic leaders and anti-doping authorities vow to work together

Currently, anti-doping controls are run by individual sports federations, with WADA overseeing global compliance - essentially trying to ensure that federations follow a broad set of rules. Bach has also backed reforms that would see the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) decide on penalties for anyone caught cheating. "If we are granted these powers".



Injured UKIP legislator Woolfe released from French hospital

The party has launched an inquiry after the MEP went to hospital following an incident in which he was allegedly floored during a dust-up with ex-commando Mike Hookem. MEPs are said to be angered by reports Mr Woolfe had considered defecting to the Tories. "It's deeply shocking and upsetting situation but in fairness we've got to wait and see what comes out of it".


Mislabeled packages of Turkey Hill ice cream recalled

Mislabeled packages of Turkey Hill ice cream recalled

Turkey Hill recalls its Dutch Premium Ice Cream products. Issuing the recall, the company warned that the packages may include some undeclared ingredients like almonds and eggs , which could be detrimental to individuals with allergies to them.


Two killed, dozen injured in stampede at BSP rally

Two killed, dozen injured in stampede at BSP rally

She further said that Muslims in Uttar Pradesh "should not waste" their votes on the Congress or the Samajwadi Party, saying it would only benefit the Bharatiya Janata Party. She said there was no truth in these rumours which were being spread to divide Muslim votes and asserted that such a situation will not arise. BJP leader Pt Shrikant Sharma said.