The Latest on the UK Junk Food Ad Ban

A new measure to combat childhood obesity frustrates both industry and health advocates

In past newsletters, I’ve periodically mentioned an effort in the UK to reduce childhood obesity by banning all online advertising for products high in fat, salt and sugar (HFSS) and banning television advertising for such products before 9pm. The new rules go into effect at the end of 2022 and, according to the UK government, could potentially remove o…

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