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Sixty seconds on . . . calorie labelling

BMJ 2021; 373 doi: (Published 14 May 2021) Cite this as: BMJ 2021;373:n1255
  1. Gareth Iacobucci
  1. The BMJ

On label?

In a manner of speaking. As part of its wider obesity strategy, the government has decided to make it compulsory for larger businesses in England to put calorie information on the products they serve.

Doesn’t this already apply?

Only to products sold in shops. The government wants to go further, so has put legislation on the table1 to make calorie labelling on menus and …

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