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Policy to improve England’s diet has failed, study finds

BMJ 2015; 350 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h2631 (Published 14 May 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;350:h2631
  1. Zosia Kmietowicz
  1. 1The BMJ

Evidence is scant that a voluntary agreement between the government and food manufacturers to improve eating habits has worked, a study has concluded.1

The food “responsibility deal” was launched by the coalition government in March 2011 as a key policy, aimed at improving public health by reducing the prevalence of obesity and other conditions caused by poor …

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