Big brands Country Life, Anchor and Clover all scored a red under official traffic-light labelling
Work around salt reduction and the introduction of traffic-light labelling
Christine Haigh of the charity Sustain said unlike many brands, Kellogg's does not use the traffic-light labelling
system where unhealthy levels of fat, sugar and salt are marked red or amber, providing a real incentive to reduce levels.
Not only that, butMEPsvoted not to allow traffic-light labelling
at a national level.
The Food Standards Agency's traffic-light labelling
scheme for pre-packed foods is voluntary and applies to pre-packed food sold in shops but not catering establishments.
But the move to omit traffic-light labelling
from draft EU legislation on food information is just one of a glut of new proposals that have been described as a "slap in the face" by one critic.
It's apparently an "oversight" in the EU Food Labelling Regulations Act, the same piece of legislation in the headlines last week after it rejected the Food Standards Agency's traffic-light labelling
Fine, who joined the FSA from Sainsbury's in 2004, cut a controversial figure in the industry as she championed the agency's Nutrient Profiling Model and traffic-light labelling
And there was more bad news from a separate research paper on the effectiveness of the traffic-light labelling
system developed by the FSA.
The Food Standards Agency, which she has chaired since 2005, Dame Deirdre has regulated with a fearsome zeal--spearheading the launch of a number of openly hostile industry regulations on everything from nutrient profiling to saturated fats and traffic-light labelling
Hutton was a driving force behind the controversial Nutrient Profiling Model and traffic-light labelling
scheme and developed a reputation in the food industry for putting science before practicality in policymaking.
Almost three quarters of consumers are misinterpreting the messages of the FSA's controversial traffic-light labelling