[FoRK] Warning Labels on Fat Kids..

Wilkin, Kurt Kurt.Wilkin
Fri Jul 15 05:55:59 PDT 2005


on fork Ian Andrew Bell wrote:

>      -    Disincentivize the sale and distribution of junk food with
> extra taxes, etc. 

and 

> 
> ----
> http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2005/07/14/earlyshow/health/
> main709023.shtml 
> 
> Warning Labels On Soda?
> NEW YORK, July 14, 2005
> 
> Soft drinks that are packed with sugar could get warning labels just
> like cigarettes and alcohol if an advocacy group gets its way.
> 


Of course, the real solution that no one wants to mention is that
bars and pubs should not be allowed to sell soft drinks or junk 
food.

Think of all the bar staff getting passive or secondary sugar 
intake, for starters.






Cheers, Kurt.




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