Delayed ban on junk food multi-buy deals criticized by campaigners – Channel 4 News

As rising food prices add to the strain on people already struggling to cope with the cost of living crisis, one response from the government has been to delay a ban on two-for-one offers on junk food and sugary drinks.

Ministers said they wanted to assess the impact of the move on families first.

But campaigners – including the chef Jamie Oliver, said it was a “wasted opportunity” to tackle issues like obesity and child health.

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