Campaigners call for action on fast-food in deprived areas

Nina Jacobs
Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Councils and government should do more to prevent unhealthy fast food outlets opening near schools, particularly in deprived communities, in an effort to tackle childhood obesity, campaigners have said.

The report calls on government to consider banning the sale of fast food to children before 6pm on weekdays. Photo: Adobe Stock
The report calls on government to consider banning the sale of fast food to children before 6pm on weekdays. Photo: Adobe Stock

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