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 ...Expand abstract
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Taxing food: implications for public health nutrition
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