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Nutrition labelling alone not effective in comparison study

Front-of-pack labels are equally effective - but none works alone

By Niamh Michail

Front-of-pack labelling can be useful but health policy-makers are naïve if they think that this alone will result in healthier food choices, say researchers -  environment, motivation and psychology must be actively influenced too.

Nearly a quarter (23%) of French consumers said low-salt and low-sugar products were a priority for foods eaten on the run

French consumers seek healthier on-the-go foods

By Caroline SCOTT-THOMAS

France may be notorious for its leisurely lunch breaks but less structured ways of eating are taking root, with a third of consumers saying they often eat on the run, according to an Ipsos poll.

Economically disadvantaged groups are likely to consume more trans fats, said Professor Stender at the meeting

European trans fat report 'could lead to ban'

By Joyeeta Basu

The European Commission will consider action on industrially produced trans fats in foods following a high-level debate, said a spokesperson at the European Society of Cardiology (ESC).

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