Government bans tobacco sales

The Indian government has banned the sale of tobacco, liquor and gutka, a form of chewing tobacco, it announced April 15, reported India Today. The move comes as part of the government’s extended lockdown. The measures have been put in place in order to ensure social distancing, an important aspect of the fight against coronavirus, is adhered to. The ban is part of a list of directives which have been issued under the Disaster Management Act, 2005, and also includes acts suchread more

17.04.2020 read more

Removing Cartoons from Unhealthy Foods

Many food manufacturers advertise with cartoons, especially on snack and candy packaging, to directly address children as a target group. The BEUC – European Consumer Organisation recommends governments should take action against this. Lidl UK is already one step ahead. In the areas near the checkout counters of supermarkets, it is particularly noticeable: There are snacks and sweets everywhere. Depending on which film has just come to the cinemas, the main characters decoratread more

15.04.2020 read more