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A large and eclectic coalition of greater than 100 companies and campaigners on well being, meals and the surroundings is asking for the federal government to enshrine difficult meals objectives in legislation, amid issues that Boris Johnson is set to ditch anti-obesity measures.
Greggs, Aldi, Tesco and different main meals companies have joined teams together with the Nationwide Believe, RSPB and British Middle Basis in urging ministers to introduce legally binding objectives that will pressure successive governments to take long-term motion to take on the weight problems epidemic, with one in 4 folks in the United Kingdom classed as very obese.
Writing in lately’s Observer, the coalition says the federal government should snatch “a once-in-a-generation alternative” to grow to be England’s meals gadget, when it publishes a white paper subsequent month in line with Henry Dimbleby’s nationwide meals technique.
published: 27 February 2022