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Taxing food: implications for public health nutrition

Abstract:

Aim: To set out a policy analysis of food taxes as a way of influencing food consumption and behaviour.

Design: The study draws on examples of food taxes from the developed world imposed at national and local levels. Studies were identified from a systemised search in six databases with criteria designed to identify articles of policy relevance.

Results: The dominant approach identified from the literature was the imposition of food taxes on food to raise general revenue, such ...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1079/PHN2005755

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Institution:
City University, London, UK
Department:
Department of Health Management and Food Policy,The Centre for Food Policy,Institute of Health Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
BHF Health Promotion Research Group
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Public Health
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Publisher:
Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Public Health Nutrition Journal website
Volume:
8
Issue:
8
Pages:
1242-1249
Publication date:
2005-01-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1475-2727
ISSN:
1368-9800
URN:
uuid:0704afea-cba7-4d7f-93bf-8bfe25475b52
Local pid:
ora:5755

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