IEA research quoted by Rod Liddle
“Public Health England is planning to ban boiled sweets. Henceforth, confectionery should contain less than 50% sugar. The other ingredients should be nutritionally uplifting — kale, goji berries, unsold copies of The Guardian and so on.”
“Boiled sweets are basically 100% sugar, so that’s an end to them. I don’t suppose the outlook is much better for candyfloss or fudge. As the Institute for Economic Affairs pointed out, this would amount to “the largest extension of state control over the British diet since rationing”. And it leads to a strange paradox. These zealous bureaucrats are infantilising the nation by taking away our sweets.”
Read the full piece here.
Access to the paper Cooking for Bureaucrats here.