Essay On Fast Food Warning Labels

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Should Fast foods have warning labels?
From the skyrocketing obesity crisis to convenience, it's time to put warning labels on fast food. In May 1988, Canada passed the Tobacco Sales to Young Persons Act; this act required tobacco companies to put warnings labels such as; “smoking increases the risk of lung cancer” or “smoking during pregnancy can harm the baby” on their packaging. The same should happen to all fast-foods, fast-foods should have warning labels on them warning potential customers about their dangerous hazards. There are very few downsides and very many upsides to why there should be fast food warning labels. Fast food warning labels will make it very convenient to know about fast food items; it will benefit the companies themselves; and finally, it will help reduce obesity, obesity-related illnesses, and health costs.
Fast food warning Labels will help make it very convenient to know about what's in the food that fast food chains serve. To many people, reading the nutrition facts and the ingredients list may be difficult, as many times companies try to hide the cons of their food by making the print on the nutrition facts and ingredient lists very small, however some people were never taught about how to read nutrition facts and ingredient lists in the first place. In 2006, a study(The Nutrition Label
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In a 1988 act, cigarette companies were required to put warning labels on their products. This proves that putting warning labels on fast food is certainly possible, the same needs to be done to all fast-foods so that all customers will be aware of the hazards of fast-food. Fast food warning labels will make it more convenient to know about your food; it will benefit companies; and finally, it will help reduce obesity, obesity-related illnesses, and medical costs. In Conclusion, it’s time for warning labels to be put on fast food
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