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McDonald’s starts to count the calories

McDonald’s will introduce calorie information to all of its menus throughout all of its 1,200 UK restaurants.

People will now be able to see at a glance how many calories are in their burger, salad, Happy Meal or milkshake.

McDonald’s will fulfil its commitment to the calorie labelling pledge as part of the Responsibility Deal and it will begin to implement labelling on its menu boards around the country. Along with the other companies already signed up to the pledge, including KFC, Pizza Hut, Pret a Manger and JD Wetherspoon, they will now begin to transform over 5,000 high street food outlets by end of the year.

The Responsibility Deal is a new approach to tackling public health concerns.  Instead of tying the food and drinks industry up in red tape, the government is working in partnership with them and charities to deliver faster and better results. More …..