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FAT TAX Danish Stores Will Charge More for Fatty Foods Corbis

Danish Stores Will Charge More for Fatty Foods

Denmark hopes to keep its citizenry slim by taxing fatty foods. Starting Saturday, the amount of saturated fat in a food will determine its cost. Denmark’s obese population pales in comparison to that of the United States, so some are wondering if a similar tax will be proposed in the U.S. if it is successful.

September 30, 2011 10:32 PM