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LGA: 'People have no idea of the calories in alcohol'

Breweries and alcoholic drink companies should introduce calorie count signs on all bottles and cans, according to the Local Government Association (LGA).

The association, which represents nearly 400 councils, says the effect of hidden calories is contributing to obesity problems and diseases like diabetes.

The LGA's Peter Fleming said the amount of calories in alcoholic drinks might surprise people.

  • 02 Jan 2016
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