Unhealthy snacks to be banned from checkouts at supermarkets in England

Supermarkets in England are to be barred from displaying unhealthy food and drinks at checkouts or using them in buy one, get one free offers, as part of a proposed government crackdown on obesity. The planned restrictions were praised by health campaigners as a “bold first step” in Downing Street’s promised campaign against obesity.The checkout restrictions will apply to other sales-boosting locations such as the entrances to stores or at the end of aisles. ….[READ]