Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/310943
Title:
Food labelling research
Authors:
RED C Research & Marketing
Publisher:
The Irish Heart Foundation (IHF), National Youth Council of Ireland. Irish Cancer Society
Issue Date:
Nov-2010
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/310943
Item Type:
Report
Language:
en
Description:
The variety and choice of packaged foods available in supermarkets is vast and it has become increasingly difficult to make healthy food choices. Knowing what nutrients are contained in foods is vital not just for those already diagnosed with high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, cancer, obesity and diabetes but it as important for maintaining good health and preventing problems developing. Food labelling aims to deliver clear and informative general food and nutrition information on all packaged food products. Different countries across Europe use different food labelling systems. To standardise food labelling across Member States the European Commission has published a proposal for a Regulation on the provision of food information to consumers (i.e. the new food labelling regulation) on January 30th 2008. A key component is to include proposals on nutrition labelling to provide information to consumers in a clear, consistent and evidence-based way to support health conscious food choices. Essentially key nutrients such as fat, saturated fat, salt and sugar would be presented on the front of pack as a percentage of a portion of the food or per 100g or 100ml.
Keywords:
FOOD SAFETY; NUTRITION

Full metadata record

DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorRED C Research & Marketingen_GB
dc.date.accessioned2014-01-06T16:12:25Z-
dc.date.available2014-01-06T16:12:25Z-
dc.date.issued2010-11-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/310943-
dc.descriptionThe variety and choice of packaged foods available in supermarkets is vast and it has become increasingly difficult to make healthy food choices. Knowing what nutrients are contained in foods is vital not just for those already diagnosed with high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, cancer, obesity and diabetes but it as important for maintaining good health and preventing problems developing. Food labelling aims to deliver clear and informative general food and nutrition information on all packaged food products. Different countries across Europe use different food labelling systems. To standardise food labelling across Member States the European Commission has published a proposal for a Regulation on the provision of food information to consumers (i.e. the new food labelling regulation) on January 30th 2008. A key component is to include proposals on nutrition labelling to provide information to consumers in a clear, consistent and evidence-based way to support health conscious food choices. Essentially key nutrients such as fat, saturated fat, salt and sugar would be presented on the front of pack as a percentage of a portion of the food or per 100g or 100ml.en_GB
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherThe Irish Heart Foundation (IHF), National Youth Council of Ireland. Irish Cancer Societyen_GB
dc.subjectFOOD SAFETYen_GB
dc.subjectNUTRITIONen_GB
dc.titleFood labelling researchen_GB
dc.typeReporten
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