Junk food ad ban is “absurd”
Christopher Snowdon writes for The Spectator
Christopher argued, “The first of many problems, however, is that civil servants don’t actually have a definition for ‘junk food’. The category used instead is ‘high in fat, sugar and salt’ (HFSS), a designation that is ridiculously broad.”
This means foods like honey, olive oil, avocados and Marmite, despite being high in fat, have been reportedly saved from the ad ban, giving the impression that fatty and sugary foods are okay, “so long as the middle classes like them“.
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