Lifestyle Economics

UPF Panic Based on Hypochondria, Not Science


In the Media

Tom Clougherty writes for The Times

In the Media

Christopher Snowdon quoted in The Mail

Christopher Snowdon quoted in The Express

IEA Head of Lifestyle Economics Christopher Snowdon has been quoted in The Daily Express responding to calls for global regulation of so-called ‘Ultra-Processed Food’ (UPF).

Christopher said:

“Calling for the UN to create a global treaty to regulate ultra-processed food like tobacco is frankly deranged.

“Ultra-processed foods include sliced bread, baked beans and yoghurt. Even infant formula and vegan sausages are ultra-processed.

“We are being led by hypochondriacs and junk scientists towards some absurd beliefs and it’s time people got a grip.”

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