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Can Fat Tax Really Tackle Obesity?

Jul 08, 2016 07:29 PM IST India India

In a first for an Indian state, the Kerala government has imposed a "fat tax" on consumers eating junk food like pizza, burgers and tacos. A fat tax of 14.5% would be imposed on branded restaurants selling food like pizzas, burgers, tacos, doughnuts, sandwiches, pasta, burger patty and bread-filling.