Came across this while randomly surfing the ‘sphere. This is a US related item, but my guess is the EUnion will not be far behind. From Velvet Glove, Iron Fist: Food is the new tobacco.
I doubt there are many readers who have not noticed that food is the new tobacco, but if you are still wavering, be sure to read this article from USA Today.
Since first lady Michelle Obama made childhood obesity her signature project almost two years ago, the issue has had the kind of highly visible national leadership that it previously lacked.
But that isn’t enough, say public health leaders frustrated with the slow progress in stemming America’s obesity epidemic.
Something more ambitious is needed, they argue — something more like the anti-tobacco movement.
And you’re telling me you still aren’t worried?