4. Paragraph(Questions 3 – 7): Read the passage and answer the questions that follow:-
The junk and snack food industry washed its hands of any responsibility for rising obesity among children and adults yesterday. rejecting calls for tobacco-style health warning or a ban on advertising food to youngsters. Giving evidence to a committee of MPs, four of the most powerful food industry figures blamed uninformed parents, low-fat yogurts, fish and chip shops, and Indian restaurants for obesity.
Offering “super-sized” McDonald”s meals requiring children to eat 173 packets of Walkers crisps to earn a school book and promoting king-size dairy milk bars to sedentary motorists were all about select committee.
Andrew Cosslett, managing director of Cadbury Schweppes in Europe, said health warning detailing how much exercise was needed to burn off a meal were unnecessary and could be damaging.
David Hinchcliffe, the committee chairman said a Mcdonald”s cheeseburger with fries and a milkshake, for example, would equate to a nine-mile walk.
Mr. Cosslett retorted: “ I think health warning is a dangerous thing and while we understand the problem. I don”t think a curly wurly is dangerous, ”The executives from McDonald”s. Schweppes, PepsiCo and Kellogg”s said the nutritional and calorific content of their product was well-known, but it was food items that were not in precise portion sizes and were sold without calorie information that the real obesity threat.
What issue is being debated in the passage?