Wednesday, December 6, 2023

Junk food: Ministers to delay ban on multi-buy deals

THE government is to delay a ban on multi-buy deals for junk food and pre-watershed TV advertising reports the BBC.

The Department of Health said the plans would be deferred for a year while officials assessed the impact on household finances as families struggle with the increasing cost of living.

It said curbs on junk food placement in stores would still go ahead in October.

But health campaigners have accused the PM of “playing politics” with children’s health.

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