Restaurants to get their just desserts in war on obesity as Jeremy Hunt says they must reduce sugar, fat and portion sizes
Restaurants, pubs and cafés are being told to make food portions smaller and reduce fat and sugar content as part of the Government's bid to tackle 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 reports.
Two thirds of British adults are overweight or obese – one of the worst rates in Europe.
Mr Hunt wants to encourage chain restaurants, takeaways and fast food retailers, to cut sugar and reduce the size of desserts, cakes and pastries.
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