Restaurants to get their just desserts in war on obesity
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt told food companies that as eating out "is no longer a treat" they needed to be part of reforms to reduce the nation's waistline, according to The Times.
He wants to encourage food outlets outside the home, such as big chain restaurants, takeaways and fast food retailers, to cut sugar and reduce the size of desserts, cakes and pastries.
Consumers will be able to check the companies' efforts on a website, although exactly how they will be compared has not been decided.
It comes alongside food producers being asked to cut sugar in key products by 20%... read more
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