Christopher Snowdon

Boris’s junk food crusade is absurd

(Photo from Twitter: @BorisJohnson)

The government is to ban ‘junk food’ adverts before the 9 p.m. watershed as well as restricting online food ads. Boris Johnson seems to have realised that he is overweight and so now we must all be subjected to an ever-growing assortment of gastronomic restrictions. 

The first of many problems, however, is that civil servants don’t actually have a definition for ‘junk food’.

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