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

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A survey carried out by UFC-Que Choisir concerning the Nutri-Score of traditional foods

A press release of the Consumers Association de Consommateur UFC Que Choisir : UFC-Que Choisir survey on “traditional” food - Nutri-Score doesn’t stigmatize our culinary heritage !Released: May 10th, 2022https://www.quechoisir.org/action-ufc-que-choisir-enquete-de-l-ufc-que-choisir-sur-les-aliments-traditionnels-le-nutri-score-meilleure-illustration-de-la-qualite-nutritionnelle-de-notre-patrimoine-culinaire-n100652/ While the European Commission will decide by the end of the year on the format of the mandatory nutritional labelling of food products, some food… Lire la suite A survey carried out by UFC-Que Choisir concerning the Nutri-Score of traditional foods

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Nutri-Score: despite scientific evidence and high public health stakes, lobbying never ends….

Successfully implementing a public health measure that disturbs the interests of powerful economic actors - in the fields of tobacco, alcohol (particularly wine) or food - is not an easy task, even if the measure has been scientifically proven to be useful for the health of the population. The history of the front-of pack nutrition… Lire la suite Nutri-Score: despite scientific evidence and high public health stakes, lobbying never ends….

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Educational presentations on Nutri-Score: general information and responses to fake-news

The Nutritional Epidemiology Research Team (EREN) has developed two educational presentations providing: 1) information on what a front-of-pack nutrition label such as Nutri-Score can provide (or not), the validity of its scientific bases and its current development in France and Europe. To download the presentation “Nutri-Score: A science-based public health tool. What it can (or… Lire la suite Educational presentations on Nutri-Score: general information and responses to fake-news

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The ever-continuing battle between public health and economic interests in nutrition: the case of Nutri-Score

To help consumers making healthier choices at the place of purchase and contribute to the improvement of the diet and to the prevention of nutrition-related chronic diseases, interpretive front-of-pack nutrition labelling have been progressively implemented worldwide1. In Europe, a graded summary and color-coded system, the Nutri-Score was developed and scientifically validated (>45 scientific publications) as… Lire la suite The ever-continuing battle between public health and economic interests in nutrition: the case of Nutri-Score