Traffic Lights

Rick Pendrous, editor, Food Manufacture

Can new labels change consumer behaviour?

By Rick Pendrous

The government has at last published its hybrid front-of-pack (FoP) nutritional labelling scheme, to widespread applause from health campaigners, major retailers and some manufacturers - although not all - that have supported it.

The Department of Health has given the green light to a hybrid system of traffic light labels

Traffic light labels will ‘damage the food industry’

By Laurence Gibbons

The Department of Health’s (DoH’s) plans to launch a single hybrid front-of-pack labelling system that combines guideline daily amounts (GDAs) and traffic light labelling will damage the food industry, warn industry leaders.

 'Traffic lights' are likely to receive the green light from the Department of Health

Hybrid labels will be a 'massive blow' to suppliers

By Laurence Gibbons

It is "inevitable" that the Department of Health (DoH) will recommend a single hybrid front-of-pack labelling system that combines guideline daily amounts (GDAs) and traffic light labelling, which will serve a massive blow to the industry.

Budgens opts for traffic light labelling

Budgens opts for traffic light labelling

By Rick Pendrous

The front of pack nutrition labelling battleground looks set to intensify as yet another retail group adopts the traffic light system.Musgrave...

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