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Food: Advertising

Question for Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

UIN HL6878, tabled on 16 April 2018

To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to update the definition of unhealthy food products that are high in fat, salt or sugar (HFSS) in relation to the regulation of HFSS advertising on television.

Answered on

26 April 2018

We are working closely with the Department of Health and Social Care as the lead department on the development of the updated Nutrient Profile Model, which is currently out for public consultation.

The adoption of the model is a matter for Ofcom and the Advertising Standards Authority.