Public health agencies in the US and Britain recommend that young children do not consume food and beverages with added sugar. Photo: Shutterstock
Public health agencies in the US and Britain recommend that young children do not consume food and beverages with added sugar. Photo: Shutterstock

Most baby snacks on market contain free sugars and added salt, going against public health guidelines, Hong Kong consumer watchdog finds

  • Of 37 samples of pre-packaged baby snacks tested, including rice crackers, puffs and yogurt melts, just six did not contain free sugar or added salt
  • Consumer Council also finds 13 baby snacks with ingredients that exceed the government’s ‘high-sugar’ reference level

Public health agencies in the US and Britain recommend that young children do not consume food and beverages with added sugar. Photo: Shutterstock
Public health agencies in the US and Britain recommend that young children do not consume food and beverages with added sugar. Photo: Shutterstock
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