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BBC Radio Kent Plans to stop opening of fast food outlets near schools

Image Plans to stop opening of fast food outlets near schools

Julia Manning talked to John Warnett on BBC Radio Kent Breakfast show about Kent County Council's possible plans to stop fast food outlets opening near schools as part of its strategy to tackle obesity. Julia Manning discussed 2020health's recent report 'Careless Eating Costs Lives'. One of the reports recommendations is a licence system for fast food outlets. This would not ban outlets but limit numbers and access and incentivise outlets offering healthier options.

2020health Report Careless Eating Costs Lives

Careless Eating Costs Lives

Covering both education and regulation, ‘Careless eating costs lives’ grasps the extent of the obesity explosion and sets out the essential responses to halting progression and reversing the drastic effects of overweight on individual health, employment, social care and the wider economy. read on Careless Eating Costs Lives