Food Ethical Dilemma
Home Economics 3.3 - Analyse a food related ethical dilemma for New Zealand society
The UK Sugar Tax (which was introduced in April 2018)
What is a Sugar Tax?
How does it work?
What is taxed?
What does it hope to achieve?
What could go wrong?
Will it work?
The US Debate on Sugar Tax - yes / no
Does your ZIP CODE determine your weight and health?
What has poverty got to do with obesity?
Is this a case if INEQUALITY? Is it UNJUST?
Should healthy food be available for all people?
Should fast food companies make profits off making poor people sick?
NZ Articles - Debate rages on whether or not NZ should have a Sugar Tax
Dan Hunt - Health Policy Consultant
"SSBs are fundamentally ____________ and have ______ place in the diet"
"SSBs are in the same category as gambling, __________ and _________ and therefore should not be marketed to ____________"
"Consuming SSBs results in obesity, __________ and __________"
"A tax on SSBs is an __________ _________ to reduce sugar consumption"
"Companies will / will not reformulate drinks without a sugar tax"
Geoff Parker - Australian Beverages Council
"Sugar is a relatively _______ and _______ part of the diet"
"Nowhere in the world do these types of taxes _______ on public health"
"Weight gain is caused by _________ factors, there's no quick fix"
"Consumer ___________ is the key"
"It's about choice, consumers should be able to access ______ or _____ sugar options on their favourite drinks"
Stuff Articles on the Sugar Tax Dilemma
A whole bunch of case studies and articles on:
- TAX TWIST: "Does a Sugar Tax work"
- DR DOLLA: "Where does the money go"
- SUGA CRUSH: "Why Sugary Drinks?"