Daily Mail

Junk food future


JACOB REES-MOGG’s imperial measuremen­ts consultati­on with no option to say no, taken together with Liz Truss’s plan to axe the sugar tax and to have a bonfire of regulation­s, is likely to pave the way for the U.s. processed food industry.

The sale of its products, aimed at the less well-off, has been associated with high levels of cardiovasc­ular diseases and obesity in the U.s., Mexico and among the Chagos islanders.

This Government’s top priority is obviously to open up the UK to a future U. s. trade deal. Not for nothing is the UK known to big business as ‘Treasure Island’, the gift that goes on giving.

DAVID COPSEY, Brighton, E. Sussex.

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