Body formed to promote healthier diet

The Strategic Council on Nutrition, a new government advisory body that has stirred controversy before being fully appointed, held its maiden session on 10 January with members promising it will focus on raising awareness about healthy diet rather than coercion.

The body plans to craft long-term measures for better nutrition and act as coordinator of hitherto fragmented nutrition policy.

"The broad scope of opinions that we saw today shows that our efforts for healthy, sustainable and self-sufficient nutrition must be coordinated," said Prime Minister Robert Golob. "By...

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