Posts tagged “sugar tax”

Report Predicts “Millions” of Obesity Cases Would Be Prevented with a Sugar Tax

February 19th, 2016
Report Predicts “Millions” of Obesity Cases Would Be Prevented with a Sugar Tax

A report has predicted that a 20 percent sugar tax on drinks in Britain would prevent 3.7 million people from becoming obese over the next 10 years. The report comes as the government prepares an obesity strategy, due in the coming weeks. The UK Health Forum worked with Cancer Research UK to calculate the expected […]

NHS Hospital Cafes to Enforce 20% Tax on Sugar

January 18th, 2016
NHS Hospital Cafes to Enforce 20% Tax on Sugar

The Head of the NHS has said that the NHS will enforce a “sugar tax” of its own in England’s health centres and hospitals in a bid to tackle the increasing obesity problem. Simon Stevens, chief executive, told a newspaper that he proposed a tax of 20% on all sugary foods and drinks in NHS […]

Jamie Oliver Urges Government to Enforce Sugar Tax

October 20th, 2015
Jamie Oliver Urges Government to Enforce Sugar Tax

Respected TV chef and passionate health campaigner Jamie Oliver has encouraged the government to impose a sugar tax to improve standards of health and reduce the prevalence of obesity and related health disorders. Mr Oliver, who caught the attention of the nation many years ago on The Naked Chef, has spent many years campaigning to improve […]

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