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Health 06-09-2016

Paris to tackle obesity with junk food tax

France is raising the tax on all high calorie foods in an attempt to tackle its increasing weight problem. EURACTIV's partner Journal de l'Environnement reports.
Health 11-07-2016

Commission energy drinks proposal leads to fresh calls for minimum age limit

The European Commission intends to widen the scope for energy drink makers to advertise their products, but consumer protection activists have voiced concerns about misleading health claims and their effect on young people. EURACTIV Germany reports.
Health 24-03-2014

French Parliament pushes ‘fast-food’ tax

A senatorial report proposes a junk-food tax on products that cause cardiovascular diseases. The tax aims specifically at soft drinks, which currently benefit from low taxes. EURACTIV France reports.
Health 24-10-2013

French MPs vote for tax on energy drinks

French parliamentarians on Thursday (24 October) voted for a new tax on energy drinks, such as Red Bull.
Agrifood 22-08-2012

Danish fat tax a feast for German border shops

Denmark's recently introduced tax on food and drinks is driving shoppers to neighbouring Germany at an unprecedented level, according to a survey by the Danish Grocers’ Trade Organisation (DSK).