Sunday, October 2, 2011

Denmark imposes a "fat tax"

I wonder if they impose a tax on high fructose corn syrup?!
COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Denmark has imposed a "fat tax" on foods such as butter and oil as a way to curb unhealthy eating habits.
The Nordic country introduced the tax Saturday, of 16 kroner ($2.90) per kilogram (2.2 pounds) of saturated fat in a product.

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