Food issues of concern in the United Kingdom (UK) 2017

Share of respondents concerned about selected food issues in the United Kingdom in May 2017*

by Nils-Gerrit Wunsch, last edited Feb 14, 2018
Food issues of concern in the United Kingdom (UK) 2017 This statistic ranks food issues of concern in the United Kingdom as of May 2017. Of respondents, 46 percent were concerned about food prices. The amount of sugar in food was of concern to the greatest share of people, at 53 percent.
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Share of respondents concerned about selected food issues in the United Kingdom in May 2017*

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Share of respondents
Sugar53%
Food waste51%
Food prices46%
Salt45%
Animal welfare44%
Fat39%
Satuated fat37%
Food hygiene when eating out36%
Chemicals from the enironment30%
Food poisoning29%
Additives29%
Food aimed at children28%
The use of pesticides28%
Hormons/ steroids/ antibiotics in food27%
GM foods24%
Mislabelled food24%
Date labels24%
Food miles23%
Feed given to livestock18%
Food hygiene at home17%
BSE (Mad cow disease)13%
Share of respondents
Sugar53%
Food waste51%
Food prices46%
Salt45%
Animal welfare44%
Fat39%
Satuated fat37%
Food hygiene when eating out36%
Chemicals from the enironment30%
Food poisoning29%
Additives29%
Food aimed at children28%
The use of pesticides28%
Hormons/ steroids/ antibiotics in food27%
GM foods24%
Mislabelled food24%
Date labels24%
Food miles23%
Feed given to livestock18%
Food hygiene at home17%
BSE (Mad cow disease)13%
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by Nils-Gerrit Wunsch, last edited Feb 14, 2018
This statistic ranks food issues of concern in the United Kingdom as of May 2017. Of respondents, 46 percent were concerned about food prices. The amount of sugar in food was of concern to the greatest share of people, at 53 percent.
Show more
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