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British Government Acts to Curb Spread of Fast Food Near Schools

  • Paul Burge

Government ministers in Britain are acting to curb the spread of fast food restaurants near schools. It is part of a plan by the several government departments to slow the increasing rate of obesity among the nation's children.

Government ministers say they are concerned that many children shun healthy school lunches in favor of junk food. However the industry criticizes the proposed legislation as going some this proposed legislation goes one step too far. For VOA News, Paul Burge reports.

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