Doctors Call for Fat Tax
Posted on Jun 12, 2006
|From the Daily Mail|
Members of the American Medical Association’s annual conference will call for a levy on the sweeteners put in sugary drinks to pay for a massive health education campaign.
Doctors will this week declare war on America’s soft drinks industry by calling for a ‘fat tax’ to combat the nation’s obesity epidemic.
Delegates at the powerful American Medical Association’s annual conference will demand a levy on the sweeteners put in sugary drinks to pay for a massive public health education campaign.
They will also call for the amount of salt added to burgers and processed foods to be halved.
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