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Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 24205, tabled on 29 June 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what evidence the Government has used to support the introduction of calorie labelling on menus to tackle obesity.

Answered on

7 July 2021

The Government’s response to its public consultation on calorie labelling in the out-of-home sector and accompanying impact assessment set out the evidence used to support the policy. The consultation response and impact assessment are available at the following link:

https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/calorie-labelling-for-food-and-drink-served-outside-of-the-home