The nutrient taxes debate

DENMARK: Fat tax to be scrapped next year

The Danish government has confirmed the country's controversial fat tax will be withdrawn in January. Denmark's tax on saturated fat…

Nutrient taxes: Canada and the US

While events in France, Hungary, Denmark and Ireland ensure that the nutrient tax issue is being hotly debated in Europe,…

Nutrient taxes: European moves on nutrient taxes fuel debate

While fat taxes are being considered as policy options in countries as diverse as Canada, Peru, Australia and New Zealand,…

Nutrient taxes: Irish food industry sets out case against nutrient taxes

The debate currently being played out in Ireland places the theoretical ideas about how fat taxes may or may not…

Nutrient taxes: the debate

The idea of taxing foods according to their nutritional value as a means of tackling diet-related health problems and in…