Front-of-pack nutrition labeling schemes are designed to give consumers 'at a glance' information to help them make more informed choices

Which front-of-pack labeling scheme is the most effective?

By Elaine Watson

Results of a high-profile study into front-of-pack (FOP) food labeling schemes conducted by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) will be published on Thursday (Oct 20), three weeks after food manufacturers announced the national rollout of an industry-driven...

Consumers seek healthy fats as low-fat trend fades

Consumers seek healthy fats as low-fat trend fades

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

Consumers are beginning to reject low-fat diets as they become better informed of the health benefits of certain fats and oils, according to new research from Packaged Facts.

If implemented, the IWG proposals could make a 'substantial contribution to the obesity epidemic', claims the American Dietetic Association

GMA: There is no middle ground on kids marketing proposals

By Elaine Watson

Food manufacturers will not support a controversial government proposal on food marketing to kids - even with the promised ‘significant’ revisions – because it is not supported by evidence, says the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA).

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