Denmark is the first country to impose a fat tax. Britain is thinking of following suit. If saturated animal fat from organic/free range sources were to get a fat tax then this would be a massive blow for health conscious people in this country.
The worse offenders that contribute to rising obesity levels in our food chain is sugar, processed grains, grain based products and trans-fats. If people were to permanently cut these from their diets the spiralling costs obesity related disease costs the NHS would radically drop.