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UKHF response to government childhood obesity plan

Authors/ source/ publisher
UK Health Forum
Date added to library 18 August 2016
Year published
2016
Abstract
The UK Health Forum is disappointed that the government has failed to adopt the comprehensive package of evidence-based measures recommended by Public Health England to effectively tackle childhood obesity. The sugary drinks levy and reformulation programme are a welcome step, but reducing marketing and price promotions of unhealthy foods are key actions that are missing from the strategy.