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Chief Medical Officer calls for extended sugar and salt bans

Graham Watson

21st December 2018

The country's Chief Medical Officer, Dame Sally Davies, wants a ban on adding sugar to baby food, and further taxes to cut the nation's salt and sugar intake. However, the real meat to the report is in looking to 2040, and trying to normalise healthy behaviours. This, in the longer-term is the key to resolving many of the negative consumption externalities associated with our eating and drinking habits.

Graham Watson

Graham Watson has taught Economics for over twenty years. He contributes to Tutor2U, reads voraciously and is interested in all aspects of Teaching and Learning.

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