Submitted by James Maltby on Thursday 17th November 2022
Published on Tuesday 22nd November 2022
Current status: Open
Open until: Monday 22nd May 2023
Current Signatures: 100
(count is updated approximately hourly)
Require health warnings on advertisements for fast food
The UK Government should require fast food companies to include health warnings on all adverts. This is the Governments responsibility for public health. Whilst rules restricting advertising for unhealthy foods online and before 9pm on TV have been a step forward, more needs to be done.
The restrictions on advertising unhealthy foods online and before 9pm on TV should be a good start for promoting healthier eating in the UK, but we believe it isn't enough.
The UK population shouldn't be encouraged to eat more fast food through ads, which could exacerbate the crisis of obesity. We need more to do more, by requiring health warnings on those ads - as seen on betting and smoking adverts - so people are made aware to the negative consequences of over-consumption of fast-food.
If you want to sign this petition (as opposed to merely discuss it), you need to do that on the government's e-Petitions website.
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