Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Nanny Hates Fast Food
As loyal readers are all too aware, Nanny really hates fast food.
Partly it's because it contains the ingredients that she has a bee in her bonnet about; eg salt, sugar, fat, starch, trans fats etc etc.
You know, the sort of ingredients that to a greater or lesser extent are found in all foods!
That aside, the other issue that really "grinds Nanny's gears" is the fact that (in her view) a large amount of fast food is eaten by "the lower orders" (a part of society that Nanny rather despises and is, in her view, not capable of looking after itself).
Therefore, not content with the pasty tax (the House of Commons, rather ironically, serves taxpayer subsidised "unhealthy" pasties), Nanny has come with another wheeze designed to stamp out the "curse" of fast food in poorer areas.
She intends to bans fast food shops from operating in certain areas, and to ban them from being situated near to public (ie state) buildings!
Step forward Haringey Council, which is set to become the first in the UK to limit the number of pizza, burger and kebab shops on its streets in an attempt to improve the health of its poorest residents.
A draft scheme is in place for the restrictions which would see planning applications for venues considered alongside the need to keep the number of takeaways strictly limited. New outlets could also be banned from within 400 metres of schools, youth clubs and parks.
Tam Fry, of the National Obesity Forum and chair of the Child Growth Foundation (doubtless these quangos are all paid for by the taxpayer!) is of the view that fast food should be banned from anywhere around public buildings and particularly where children are involved (won't someone think of the children!!).
It is not the state's role to stop us eating what we want!
Those who choose to kill themselves by eating crap everyday, have the right to make that choice. Whilst those who are fit and healthy, who choose to indulge once in a while should not be restricted from that indulgence.
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