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  • Supermarkets told to scrap ‘guilt lanes’, which tempt shoppers with sweets at checkouts

    07/14/2013 8:45:32 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 42 replies
    Mail on Sunday (UK) ^ | 18:23 EST, 14 July 2013 | James Chapman
    Supermarkets and newsagents are to be told to abolish checkout “guilt lanes” that tempt shoppers with sweets and treats. Public health minister Anna Soubry told the Mail cynical store layouts were creating problems for the parents of young children. “Retailers should make it easier for us to make the right choices, not harder,” she said. The Department of Health is drawing up an industry code of practice on the marketing of products high in fat, sugar and salt. It will call on stores to stop funneling customers past unhealthy products, end multi-buy deals on fattening food and spend a fixed...