Validity of research on banning junk food advertising questioned
Emily Carver writes for ConservativeHome
Christopher Snowdon quoted in City AM
“The authors claimed that London households ate 1,000 fewer calories of HFSS [foods high in fat, sugar or salt] after the ban.
“This wasn’t true in any sense. They could only pretend it was true by creating a ridiculous counterfactual in which consumption rose sharply for no reason if there hadn’t been a ban.”
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