Make Chile Grrrrreat Again

If there is a war on sugar, then Chile is the front line. It’s taken nearly a decade for the country to enact a new series of laws that have “forced multinational behemoths like Kellogg to remove iconic cartoon characters from sugary cereal boxes and banned the sale of candy like Kinder Surprise that use trinkets to lure young consumers. The law prohibits the sale of junk food like ice cream, chocolate and potato chips in Chilean schools and proscribes such products from being advertised during television programs or on websites aimed at young audiences.” Andrew Jacobs with the latest installment of the NYT’s excellent Planet Fat series: In Sweeping War on Obesity, Chile Slays Tony the Tiger. (I guess Chile isn’t as skinny as it looks…)

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