Nutrient Profiling

Health groups urge action on nutrient profiling

Health groups urge action on nutrient profiling

By Caroline SCOTT-THOMAS

A group of European health organisations has urged European Commission president José Manuel Barroso to issue a proposal on nutrient profiling as part of a wider EU goal to reduce premature deaths.

Nutrient profiling debate reignites

Nutrient profiling debate reignites

By Rod Addy

DG Sanco has reignited the nutrient profiling debate by initiating a consultation with other parts of the European Commission to test support for it to set nutrient profiles under health claims legislation.

Time for a dose of nutrient profiling pragmatism, say stakeholders

Time for a dose of nutrient profiling pragmatism, say stakeholders

By Shane Starling

Frustration at the inability of European Union lawmakers to decide on nutrient profiling rules made unusual bedfellows of health NGOs and Big Food representatives, who have agreed the EU would be better to borrow a model already in use than pursue its...

Nutrient profiling here to stay

Nutrient profiling here to stay

By Dominique Patton

Nutrient profiling, one of the most controversial elements of
Europe's proposed health claims law, looks set to remain in the
future legislation, according to experts, and some firms have
already signalled their acceptance.

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