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Front-of-pack labeling in pictures: Healthier choices at a glance or more nutritional wallpaper?

By Elaine Watson , 27-Oct-2011
Last updated on 27-Oct-2011 at 14:44 GMT

Red lights, green dots, ticks, stars, healthy seals, nutrients to encourage, nutrients of concern, smart choices… The aim of front-of-pack labels is simple – to help us make healthier choices (or at least more informed ones) - fast. But how best to achieve this has prompted a storm of controversy on both sides of the Atlantic.

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