16 Jan, 2015

Labour manifesto to ban junk food adverts aimed at children before 9pm

Junk food adverts aimed at children face being BANNED before the watershed under Labour plan to tackle Britain’s obesity crisis

  • Labour manifesto to ban junk food adverts aimed at children before 9pm
  • High fat foods and sugary treats marketed at children will be banned
  • Will impose maximum amounts of fat, sugar and salt in cereals and crisps 
  • Shadow health secretary Andy Burnham will unveil the new proposals 
  • He will say that more should be done to give every child a healthier start 
  • Will also reveal that a Labour government will ‘promote physical activity’ 
  • Party to target high-strength alcohol and bring in plain cigarette packaging

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