Food: Advertising

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 5th March 2019.

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Photo of Baroness Boycott Baroness Boycott Crossbench

To ask Her Majesty's Government when the results of the consultation announced in Childhood obesity: a plan for action chapter 2, published in June 2018, on the introduction of a watershed for TV advertising of High in Fat, Salt or Sugar (HFSS) products and similar protection for children viewing adverts for HFSS products online will be published.

Photo of Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

We will shortly be launching the consultation on introducing a 9pm watershed for products high in fat, salt and sugar on TV and similar protection for children viewing adverts online. We will consider all responses to the consultation before setting out the next steps later in the year.

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