Blythe Edwards writes for CapX
Blythe writes “the government’s attempt to manipulate our diets by strong-arming the food industry into “reformulating” their products is illiberal… Public Health England (PHE), has zealously expanded intervention into Britain’s food industry in recent years.”
“The IEA’s Cooking for Bureaucrats report released today, sheds light on the policy’s underlying flaws – including its blatant disregard for consumer tastes and preferences.”
“The PHE targets are arbitrary, overly broad, and bluntly applied, failing to account for the complexity of the human diet or the specificities of various food products. Why does dried fruit count towards the sugar content in a cake but not a granola bar?”
Read the full piece here.
Access to the publication ‘Cooking for Bureaucrats’ here.