Calorie information on menus for Brits in battle of the bulge A scheme to provide diners in Britain with calorie information on menus is defined to become introduced there this summer. The calorie labelling scheme comes from the food watchdog the meals Standards Company and follows a study which found people desire more information about the meals they purchase in restaurants and cafes. The FSA is eager for the general public to have significantly more consistent nutrition information available when they consume out and the launch of calorie labelling is the first step in the Government’s strategy to tackle obesity – the ‘Healthy Food Code of Great Practice’ – which difficulties the food industry to support the general public in making healthier food options to reduce rising degrees of obesity and diet related illnesses viagradubai.com .
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