News Exercise #257


1. Complete this opening statement: Going out for pizza __ __ __ __ ___ __, so should __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __? Restaurants __ __ __ __ __ __ __ to __ __.
2. How has the government’s campaigns changed?
3. Why has this idea not yet been implemented?

Answers:
1. Complete this opening statement: Going out for pizza could be seen as a treat so should health officials have a say on our portion sizes? Restaurants could be told to shrink their pizzas to fight obesity.
2. How has the government’s campaigns changed?
Previous campaigns targeted sugar, but with a record number of 10- and 11-year-olds dangerously overweight, health officials are setting their sights on calorie reduction.
3. Why has this idea not yet been implemented?
It is feared that the costs to small businesses could be damaging, so the proposals are still being debated.

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