Health care reform

Fat tax in Denmark

Another from Morning Newsbeat. Kevin's on fire this morning…

Denmark Adopts Fat Tax

There has been a lot of discussion here on MorningNewsBeat in recent weeks about the possibility of a fat tax in the US, which led one MNB user to point out to us that Denmark is actually imposing one, with extra taxes ladled on foods that are considered unhealthy – a move that is designed to promote healthy eating and reduce that nation’s obesity problem.

These taxes are scheduled to kick in at the beginning of next year.

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