traffic-light labelling

traffic-light labelling

n
a system of food labelling in which red, amber, and green symbols are used to indicate whether the food contains high, medium, or low amounts of sugar, fat, salt, etc
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Big brands Country Life, Anchor and Clover all scored a red under official 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.
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.