Nutrition labels do not seem adapted to fighting obesity: ANSES
17th February 2017
Nutrition labels do not seem to be adapted to battling public health issues such as obesity, the French food safety agency ANSES has concluded – but this is because they should not be used alone, say campaigners.
Organic and free-from in rude health as shoppers study labels
17th February 2017
Sales of free-from and organic foods have rocketed in Europe as more and more shoppers spend time looking at labels in order to identify “guilt free” purchases, according to new data from Euromonitor International.
MEP urges Commission to tighten up laws on misleading labels
15th February 2017
The use of misleading images of blood oranges on coloured orange juice cartons has been called into question by Giovanni La Via, MEP, saying it is “not fair for the consumers”.
Warning messages in kids' advergames may promote rather than protect
10th February 2017
On-screen messages to warn children when digital games are pushing unhealthy snacks don’t work and could in fact encourage them to eat more, according to a study conducted in Spain and the Netherlands.
Clean label cull: French supermarket cuts 90 'controversial' substances from private label products
9th February 2017
French supermarket Super U has pledged to remove or reduce 90 “controversial” substances from its private label range, including palm oil, aspartame, monosodium glutamate, bisphenol A and fructose-glucose syrup, citing consumer fears and the cocktail effect. But is there any scientific basis behind its decision?
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