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Thought for food

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Celebrity endorsement of junk food should be banned; confectionary should be withdrawn from pharmacies; and voluntary arrangements with manufacturers should be replaced with legislation to make junk-food manufacturers 'clean up their act'. These are the conclusions of this week's Lancet editorial commenting on the recently published report from the UK Food Standards Agency (FSA).


Lancet 2003; 362: 1593

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