Standard food labelling is given green light for 2013

Gyekye, Liz
November 2012
Packaging News;Nov2012, p5
Trade Publication
The article offers information on a guideline issued by Great Britain Department of Health for food packaging which includes several standard codes including guide line daily amounts (GDAs), color coding and calories content.


Related Articles

  • DoH pursues initiative on calorie labelling.  // British Baker;2/25/2011, Vol. 3 Issue 4, p6 

    The article reports on the effort of the British Department of Health (DOH) to revive voluntary schemes for calorie labelling in 2011.

  • Hybrid labels will be a blow to suppliers. Gibbons, Laurence // Food Manufacture;Oct2012, Vol. 87 Issue 10, p4 

    The article reports that a single hybrid front-of-pack labeling system is unexpected to be delivered by the British Department of Health (DoH). It is noted that decision on whether or not to make the move to a single hybrid system is being consulted by the DoH. It is mentioned that front-of-pack...

  • Sainsbury's: 'traffic light labelling works.'. Quinn, Ian // Grocer;7/21/2012, p6 

    The article reports that Sainsbury's is set to present evidence to the British Department of Health's 2012 consultation on nutritional labelling that would show the advantages of front-of-pack traffic light labelling, including an Ipsos Mori study on Be Good to Yourself Easy Steam Salmon marketing.

  • 'Irresponsible' claims hijack 5 a day brand.  // Food Manufacture;Aug2012, Vol. 87 Issue 8, p4 

    The article reports that the Department of Health (DOH) in Great Britain has no plans of changing its "5 a day" labels on processed foods containing vegetables and fruits but were high in salt and sugar, which according to a DOH spokeswoman, there were no plans of expanding the branding criteria.

  • Consistent front-of-pack food labelling launched.  // British Dental Journal;7/13/2013, Vol. 215 Issue 1, p7 

    The article reports on the launch of a consistent front-of-pack nutritional label for food products by Great Britain's Department of Health to help people make healthier choices on what they eat.

  • 'Alarming' decline in food authenticity tests. Glotz, Julia // Grocer;3/15/2014, Vol. 237 Issue 8145, p8 

    The article focuses on the figures issued by Great Britain Department of Health which highlight the alarming concerns on the decline on the authenticity and labeling tests of food products in the country in 2013.

  • Shoppers scared off by hybrid label red lights. Quinn, Ian // Grocer;3/22/2014, Vol. 237 Issue 8146, p5 

    The article reports on a survey conducted by the professional development organization Chartered Institute of Marketing, which revealed that grocery consumers are confused and misinterpreting the hybrid front-of-pack food labelling system implemented by the Department of Health in Great Britain.

  • Major brands shun Gov't traffic light labelling scheme. O'Reilly, Lara // Marketing Week (Online Edition);6/19/2013, p15 

    The article reports on the rejection by several food and drink companies to the British government's universal front of pack traffic light labelling scheme. Among the food and drink companies boycotting the scheme include Coca-Cola, Mondelez, Kellogg and United Biscuits. The scheme was unveiled...

  • 'Traffic light' food labelling system finally rolls out. Montgomery, Angus // Design Week (Online Edition);6/19/2013, p6 

    The article reports that a system for providing nutritional food labelling has been rolled out. The new guidelines will provide a unified front-of-pack design across all food products. Some brands have shunned the new system, citing concerns that they could cause confusion among customers. The...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics