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Autopsy of a fake news on Twitter or how the designers of Nutri-Score are falsely accused of supporting a cheese tax instead of a tax on sugar sweetened beverages? Who’s behind it and why?

It all started on November 3, 2021, the date of the publication of an original article by Dutch scientists in the international peer-reviewed journal « Public Health Nutrition » (PHN), presenting the results of a study (a randomized controlled trial) testing the effects of a sugar-sweetened beverage tax and a nutrient profiling tax based on Nutri-Score on… Lire la suite Autopsy of a fake news on Twitter or how the designers of Nutri-Score are falsely accused of supporting a cheese tax instead of a tax on sugar sweetened beverages? Who’s behind it and why?

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Is FOP Nutrition Label Nutri-Score Well Understood by Consumers When Comparing the Nutritional Quality of Added Fats, and Does It Negatively Impact the Image of Olive Oil?

A new paper has been published in Foods, September 16th, 2021. This is a substantial piece of work contributing to answer some criticisms made by olive oil producers (and few scientists) concerning the current classification of olive oil by Nutri-Score. They consider that ranking Nutri-Score C is not in line with its nutritional quality and… Lire la suite Is FOP Nutrition Label Nutri-Score Well Understood by Consumers When Comparing the Nutritional Quality of Added Fats, and Does It Negatively Impact the Image of Olive Oil?

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A recent scientific paper co-signed by 417 academic scientists and more than 30 associations of experts presents the scientific basis that enabled the construction of the Nutri-Score and the various studies that were conducted to validate the method of its calculation and its graphic format.

A recent paper published  in the scientific Journal « International Journal for Vitamin and Nutrition Research, and co-signed by 417european academic scientists and more than 30 european associations of experts from the fields of nutrition, public health, oncology, pediatrics, cardiology,… presents the scientific basis that enabled the construction of the Nutri-Score and the various studies that… Lire la suite A recent scientific paper co-signed by 417 academic scientists and more than 30 associations of experts presents the scientific basis that enabled the construction of the Nutri-Score and the various studies that were conducted to validate the method of its calculation and its graphic format.

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Nutri-Score: even with a sign of quality or origin (PDO, PGI, TGS, Bio, etc.), a fatty, sweet or salty product remains a fatty, sweet or salty product !

Serge Hercberg1,2, Chantal Julia1,2, Mathilde Touvier1, Pilar Galan11 Sorbonne Paris Nord University, Inserm U1153, Inrae U1125, Cnam, Nutritional Epidemiology Research Team (EREN), Epidemiology and Statistics Research Center – University of Paris (CRESS), Bobigny, France/ 2 GHU Paris Seine-Saint-Denis (AP-HP) Since it was proposed in 2014 by academic researchers specialized in Nutrition and Public Health and… Lire la suite Nutri-Score: even with a sign of quality or origin (PDO, PGI, TGS, Bio, etc.), a fatty, sweet or salty product remains a fatty, sweet or salty product !

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A new IARC Evidence Summary Brief stresses the superiority of the Nutri-Score to other nutrition labels, and calls for its widespread and systematic adoption in Europe

The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC, WHO) has released a new IARC Evidence Summary Brief, titled “The Nutri-Score: A Science-Based Front-of-Pack Nutrition Label”. This report, led by scientists from IARC and partners, shows that the Nutri-Score, a clear and simple front-of-pack nutrition label that rates the nutritional quality of food products, is an… Lire la suite A new IARC Evidence Summary Brief stresses the superiority of the Nutri-Score to other nutrition labels, and calls for its widespread and systematic adoption in Europe