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Voluntary pledge on calorie content in alcoholic drinks is failing

Only 1% of alcoholic drinks sold in supermarkets carries information on calorie labelling, according to a new report published in the journal Public Health. Alcohol is a major source of “hidden” calories in the diet of adults who drink and a significant contributor to obesity. In 2011, alcohol retailers and producers in England therefore pledged…
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