25 Nov 2019Wits tested baby food sugar levels in South Africa, and their findings are alarming
Wits has collected and analysed the sugar content of 235 baby food items sold in major South African supermarkets, concluding that there’s an urgent need to start regulating sugar in baby foods.
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