"In the 27-nation bloc, the EU says that over 21 million children are overweight. 'Even more worrying is that the rate of increase of that number is more than 400,000 children a year.'The answer?
...a situation 'in which the majority of the member states, more than 50 percent of the adult population, is overweight or obese,' Kyprianou said. 'The numbers are frightening.'"
"To counter the trend, the EU has asked food manufacturers to promote healthier foods and says it has obtained commitments from many popular producers."Which of course will not work since the intake advice of European governments and experts remains based on the 3,500 Calories myth.
You would think that the same people who developed concentration camps to such an impressive degree would recognize their handiwork.
On Wednesday, the Commission proposed to tighten advertising standards on unhealthy processed food. It called on the food industry to cut down on sugar, fat and salt and urged sports organizations to do more to get youngsters to engage in physical exercise.More doomed-to-fail strategies.
I'm taking bets. Are you in?
BTW, if you really want to save the children, read here and here.
If you are concerned about the sanctioned abuse, mutilation and killing of kids, see here and here.