Chris Snowdon comments in the Mail on Sunday

Chris Snowdon, Head of Lifestyle Economics at the Institute of Economic Affairs has commented in the Mail on Sunday following the news of plans to grade full contents of basket or trolley for calories, sugar, fat, saturated fat and salt and then print them on receipts.

In the article Chris described the proposal as hectoring and highly bureaucratic. This has the potential to alarm people unnecessarily. The amount of fat and sugar in a shopping trolley is largely irrelevant unless we know how the ingredients are combined and how big the portions are.

Read the full article here.