Junk food is finally being recognised as a public food safety threat and that’s good.
London has now banned junk food advertising on its public transport system – https://www.cnn.com/2018/11/23/health/london-ban-junk-food-transport-gbr-scli-intl/index.html
The junk food problem in India is actually much larger than in the UK. All around us we see advertising for HFSS (High Fat Sugar Salt) foods; namkeens, mithai, chocolates, candy, biscuits, instant noodles, colas, sugary sodas and more.
As far as fast food in India is concerned, most junk food items, like samosas, kachodis, puri bhaji, vada pav and chaat, are not well advertised. These are mostly sold by roadside vendors and small restaurants. These are the biggest junk food problems in India, not fast food joints. Continue reading