The Corner

It Never Stops

From the Scotsman:

“Bar owners have warned they could be forced to stop serving chips and traditional pub meals under proposals by the Scottish Executive. Under regulations being considered by the Executive, landlords – many of whom are still unhappy at the smoking ban – would be required to have policies to promote “sensible eating” as a condition of their licences. But pub trade bosses said the move to make landlords provide the sensible- eating advice might mean they were forced not to sell “unhealthy” food, and that would cause major problems for the industry, and penalise the majority of pub-goers. Paul Waterson, chief executive of the Scottish Licensed Trade Association, said the eating advice was aimed at banning meals such as pies, beans and chips from being served. “

On the other hand:

“Health campaigners…demanded that the government force shops to stop using “unrealistically slim” mannequins to display clothes, claiming it increases pressure on women to lose weight.”

Oh well.

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