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Response to a biased and misleading narrative review questioning the public health interest of front-of-pack nutrition labels

20 academic researchers from 10 countries (Australia, Belgium, Canada, France, Greece, Morocco, New Zealand, Spain, Slovenia and United Kingdom) working in the field of front-of pack nutritional labelling and developped a lot of scientific work on the subject have published in Nutrients a response to an article presented as a narrative review, which calls into question the public health interest of frontèof-pack nutrition labels by relying on a biased and misleading analysis of the scientific literature and, in particular, by failing to take into account many studies. A necessary clarification.

Comment on the paper : « Are Front-of-Pack Labels a Health Policy Tool? published by Muzzioli L., Penzavecchia C., Donini LM., Pinto A. in Nutrients 2022, 14, 7713

Our answer : « Unequivocally yes – and science points to the most effective schemes » published by Aguenaou H, Babio N, Deschasaux M, Galan P, Hercberg S, Julia C, Jones A, Karpetas G, Kelly B, Kesse-Guyot E, Kontopoulou L, Labonté ME, Ni Mhurchu C, Pravst I, Pettigrew S, Riboli E, Salas J, Srour M, Touvier M, and Vandevijvere S, in Nutrients, 2022

Read the comment on the Nutrients website: