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MPs question effectiveness of Food Standards Agency on obesity

BMJ 2004; 328 doi: (Published 22 January 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:188
  1. Nadeeja Koralage
  1. BMJ

    Politicians have challenged the Food Standards Agency over whether it has the right initiatives and structure to tackle the United Kingdom's growing obesity problem. Agency representatives met the Commons select committee on health last week to give evidence that will help determine the government's prevention and management policies on obesity.

    The committee's chairman, David Hinchliffe MP, said: “The focus of the agency has …

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