CADBURY has been blasted over an Easter egg packed with more sugar than a child should eat in 17 days.
The Dairy Milk Crunchie Ultimate Chocolate (570 grams) contains 330g of sugar.
Cadbury has been blasted over an Easter egg packed with more sugar than a child should eat in 17 days
Public Health England says four to six year olds should have up to 19g a day.
Those aged seven to ten should only eat 24g and adults less than 30g.
A Maltesers Crunchy Egg (496g) and its treats contain 272g of sugar.
A third of under-15s are overweight or obese.
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The National Obesity Forum said: “These eggs are a real risk to health.”
The British Obesity Society said consumption advice on the products was aimed at male adults.
Cadbury owner Mondelez and Mars Wrigley, which makes the Maltesers egg, said both were intended for sharing and to be eaten over time.
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