Gastein congress tackles fat tax question

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New statistics released last month reveal every fifth child between the age of 11 and 13 in Austria is overweight, five per cent are obese. These figures represent a 40 per cent increase over the last 16 years. If these trends continue they will reach epidemic levels. The Austrian Green Party is pressing for higher […]

Hungarians buy sugar in bulk


Shops in eastern Austria have reported that Hungarians are engaging in panic-buying of sugar.Several managers of supermarkets and groceries in the Austrian province of Burgenland told local media today (Thurs) that their stocks of the product were sold out due to recent developments.Branch experts explain that Hungarians have started to cross the border to purchase […]