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Make 'traffic light' food/drink labelling legally compulsory in the UK.

One often reads, hears or sees in the news these days that obesity levels in the UK
have reached pandemic proportions
leading to concerns about the risk of heart disease and diabetes, among other serious and life-changing illnesses.

A big contributing factor is the amount of excess fat, saturated fat, salt and sugar consumed by the average UK citizen on a daily basis. There is a clear system available called the "traffic lights", whereby food and drink items can be rated using red (high), amber (medium) and green (low) images to simply and clearly indicate how much fat, saturated fat, salt and sugar are contained in 100 grams or 100 millilitres of an item. As I understand it use of the traffic lights is currently voluntary.

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Currently ranked 1,369 out of 1,386 open petitions, and 31,556 out of 96,584 petitions ever created.

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Created By

James Milne

Created On

Tuesday 9 January 2018

Closing Date

Sunday 8 July 2018

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