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Food: Advertising

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 180957, tabled on 14 April 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what discussions he has had with industry and business on the proposed online ban on advertising food and drink high in fat, sugar and salt; and if he will meet representatives from the takeaway pizza industry to discuss the effect of those proposals on that industry.

Answered on

28 April 2021

The Department has ongoing discussions with the food and drink industry and other stakeholders on the proposed introduction of restrictions on the online advertising of products high in fat, salt and sugar, including through stakeholder engagement to assist businesses in responding to the consultation. The takeaway pizza industry has been included in these discussions through their industry bodies and as individual companies.