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Monday, 17 November 2008

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The World Health Organisation has announced plans to have health warnings placed on the packaging of 'high risk' foods.

The move comes in an effort to combat the worldwide 'Epidemics' of Diabetes and Heart disease.

The campaign will be similar to the one targeted at smokers and will contain highly graphic images of morbidly obese people and their diseased organs.

Pictures of fat people, grotesque leg ulcers and yards of putrid diseased intestines will appear on bars of chocolate, McDonalds Burgers, biscuits and any other items identified by WHO experts as being 'unacceptable' food choices.

The WHO spokeman also announced that the idea would also extend to the sale of alcohol and would show pictures of horrific automobile accidents,domestic violence and liver diseases that have been fueled by over drinking.

Consumer groups and retail organisations are said to be 'Up in arms'about the plans which could be implemented in time for the Christmas eating and drinking binge.

But another group has given a 'cautious' welcome to the news.

Mr Andy Capp of the Smokers Liberation Front was quoted as saying "Whilst we dont condone the appearance of Health Warnings on any consumer goods,we at least feel that the general public will now begin to understand what it's like to be a virtual outcast from society."

"For years now smokers have had to bear the brunt of an hysterical Governmental and media campaign that has branded smokers as being somehow 'lesser' people because of their habit"

"Now that overweight people and drinkers are being targeted it might motivate people to question the 'Nanny State' mentality that is eroding personal freedom and choice."

Mr Capp continued "Imagine if the health police had been in charge during the war, Winston Churchill would have been disqualified on virtually every count, he smoked, he drank and was overweight. Without him we would have lost the war."

"And another thing" he added "Hitler was a non-smoking,tee-totalling,vegetarian"

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