London plans junk food ad ban on public transport

London Mayor Sadiq Khan wants to ban the advertising of foods high in salt, fat or sugar on the Transport for London public transport network, in a bid to tackle child obesity. The proposal says “This ban would exclude alcohol”, presumably meaning that alcohol could still be advertised.

Read the BBC story here and view the proposal here. The proposed ban is part of the draft London Food Strategy, which is open for proposals (see more here). See also the Foodsource chapter What can be done to shift eating patterns in healthier, more sustainable directions?

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15 May 2018
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