Traffic Light Labelling

Will a spoonful of sugar make the regulatory medicine go down?

‘Mary Poppins Act’ needed to reduce sugar intake

By Rick Pendrous

The UK will probably strengthen rules governing the front-of-pack nutrition labelling of food and drink packs – something it has been restricted from doing as part of the EU – rather than watering them down following the Brexit vote, a food labelling...

Jones will take over the role in September, when Cheney retires

FDF boss to replace Cheney at helm of PTF

By Laurence Gibbons

Terry Jones has been appointed as the new director general of the Provision Trade Federation (PTF), following Clare Cheney’s decision to retire after 19 years in the role.

Food manufacturers should sign up to the hybrid nutrition labelling scheme, said public health experts

Health experts back hybrid nutrition labels

By Michelle Knott

Food manufacturers that are serious about improving public health should sign up to the hybrid nutrition labelling scheme proposed by the government and backed by retailers, say public health experts.

Sainsbury's new traffic light system was launched by ceo Justin King

New hybrid system for food labelling – in quotes

By Mike Stones

The government’s plans to launch a hybrid front-of-pack labelling system will help consumers make more informed, healthier choices about food purchases, claims health minister Anna Soubry. But others believe the plan will damage the food industry. Here,...

Manufacturers adopt traffic lights

Manufacturers adopt traffic lights

By Sarah Britton

New Covent Garden Food Company is the UK's first chilled food brand to introduce the Food Standard Agency's (FSA's) traffic light signposting...


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