Oversize clothes need warning labels?

Here’s a contender for the Nanny-State story of the day: A British academic says that plus-size clothes should carry labels with obesity helpline numbers and calls for the government to implement this and other measures to combat obesity.

Professor Naveed Sattar said that such actions are necessary because: “People clearly have some responsibility for their health, but society and government have a responsibility to make the preferred, easy choices healthier ones.”

(Tip from Megan McLaughlin)