UK: FDF chief slams idea of fat tax on unhealthy foods
Martin Paterson, deputy director general of the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has slammed that idea of a "fat tax" levied on specific unhealthy food types as hitting lower income families, patronising to consumers, and a tax on choice. "Initiatives such as the UK food industry's foodfitness campaign, which encourages a healthy diet and moderate physical exercise will do much more to combat obesity." he said.
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