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War on Choice: UK Government Sets ‘Calorie Cap’ for Pizzas, Burgers… Even Soup | Breitbart

Posted by M. C. Fox on October 14, 2018

It’s voluntary unless you don’t do it. Then it becomes mandatory.

Government logic.

When you hear “it’s for the children” you know the hot poker is coming.

And the slide to Oblivion continues in the UK

https://www.breitbart.com/europe/2018/10/12/uk-calorie-cap-pizzas-burgers-soup/

Restaurants and supermarkets have been told to shrink pizzas or remove toppings under “drastic” new government plans to calorie cap thousands of foods sold in the UK.

Draft guidelines unveiled by Public Health England (PHE) would see recommended calorie limits set for regularly consumed items including sandwiches, cooking sauces, pies, soups, and processed meats, the Daily Telegraph reports.

While the limits would not be mandatory under current plans, which are part of a package aimed at reducing childhood obesity, the government has warned it would likely legislate if businesses failed to fall into line, with public health minister Steve Brine declaring the state was “willing to do whatever it takes to keep children healthy and well in this country”…

Be seeing you

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