Blog: Chubby angst

Catherine Sleep | 6 April 2004

Do we worry too much about our size? Or should we worry more? Fat may be a feminist issue but it’s increasingly a health one too. According to a new poll, 60% of us think the government should tax junk food like it does tobacco. Celebrity chubbster Amy Lamé says personal responsibility is the way forward, but losing weight is a full-time job and society can certainly help.

Take part in the poll while you're there.

Amy Lamé says “Keep fat-phobia in perspective”


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Another UK meat supplier under microscope

Sunday saw another product recall involving another UK meat supplier announced by the country's food standards watchdog....

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And another UK meat recall...

The question marks over parts of the UK's meat supply chain have intensified this morning....

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US food agency hints at direction of travel with "policy roadmap"

It's light on specific details but a new "strategic policy roadmap" for 2018 from the US Food and Drug Administration should give manufacturers a sense of where the agency could be looking to act this...

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Vegan tourist tales

I sampled some of the products launched in the UK in the New Year, aimed at those seeking to eat more healthily or cut down on their meat consumption....



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