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Food Standards Scotland response to the Soft Drinks Industry Levy

Food Standards Scotland acknowledges the soft drinks industry levy (SDIL) as a welcome measure that may drive further reformulation of soft drinks. However, Food and Health are both devolved policy areas. Whilst FSS considers that interventions to improve the Scottish diet should, in general, apply across all age groups, policy in England targets effort more narrowly on tackling childhood obesity.

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