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Submission + - France goes after fatty snacks with 'Nutella tax' (ap.org)

An anonymous reader writes: PARIS (AP) — First the French government went after the rich. Now it has it in for Nutella.

Despite an outcry in support of the beloved chocolate and hazelnut spread, the Senate passed a measure Wednesday that would triple the tax on palm and some other vegetable oils in the hope of cutting down on obesity.

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France goes after fatty snacks with 'Nutella tax'

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